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Cen·ters for Dis·ease Con·trol and Pre·ven·tion (CDC),

(sen'tĕrz dis-ēz kon-trōl prē-ven'shŭn),
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, which encompasses the Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Center for Prevention Services, Center for Professional Development and Training, and Center for Occupational Safety and Health. Formerly named Center for Disease Control (1970), Communicable Disease Center (1946).
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The premier epidemiologic agency in the world which operates under the US Department of Health and Human Services and is located in Atlanta, Georgia; its mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability; it is nonregulatory and has 11 centers, offices and institutes
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Cen·ters for Dis·ease· Con·trol· and Pre·ven·tion

(CDC) (sen'tĕrz di-zēz' kŏn-trōl' prĕven'shŭn)
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, which encompasses the Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Center for Prevention Services, Center for Professional Development and Training, and Center for Occupational Safety and Health. It maintains several coding sets included in HIPAA standards (e.g., ICD-9-CM codes). Formerly named the Center for Disease Control (1970) and the Communicable Disease Center (1946).
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Cen·ters for Dis·ease Con·trol and Pre·ven·tion

(CDC) (sen'tĕrz di-zēz' kŏn-trōl' prĕ-ven'shŭn)
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Around 55 patient and family members are currently part of HMC's PFACs, with each council meeting monthly and representing the Ambulatory Care Center, Enaya Specialised Care Center, Communicable Disease Center, Home Healthcare Service and the Private Nursing Service.
Around 55 patient and family members are currently part of HMC's PFACs, with each council meeting monthly and representing the Ambulatory Care Center, Enaya Specialized Care Center, Communicable Disease Center, Home Healthcare Service and the Private Nursing Service.
The Medical Director of Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Communicable Disease Center (CDC) says World Immunization Week is an opportune time to raise awareness about the importance of diseaseprevention through vaccination.
To the Editor: We were surprised and disappointed by the brevity of your article commemorating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) (1).
This month marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of CDC, which was founded as the Communicable Disease Center on July 1, 1946, in Atlanta, Georgia (1).
"I am grateful to all our partners who have donated books to support our patient library and we are especially proud to have received books in over 10 different languages so those patients who may have very little knowledge of the English and Arabic languages are also able to enjoy the library." In the coming year, the CPESE team plans to roll-out the mobile patient library to other HMC facilities with long-term care patients, such as the Enaya Specialized Care Center and the Communicable Disease Center. Members of the public wishing to donate books should visit any Nesma'ak reception counter at HMC hospitals.
Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, a total of 2,995 meals are distributed at many places, including Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Communicable Disease Center (270 meals), Rumailah Hospital (840 meals), Qatar University (440 meals), Hamad General Hospital (180 meals), the HMC prayer space (170 meals), HMC Mental Health Service (140 meals), Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (90 meals), a worksite in Al Sailiya (105 meals), Al Rayyan police station (255 meals), and the Capital Security Department (505 meals).
People planning to travel to endemic areas should consult their doctor or visit a clinic that offers anti-malarial medication, such as the Travel Clinic at HMC's Communicable Disease Center. It is important to speak with a travel specialist to ensure you take the right anti-malarialtablets and the right dose.
Starting the decade as the Communicable Disease Center, it ended the decade as the Center for Disease Control as part of the Public Health Service (PHS) under the U.S.
Indeed, in 1946 the Public Health Service established the Communicable Disease Center to work not only on malaria but on typhus and other infectious diseases.
Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, a total of 2,995 meals are distributed at many places, including Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Communicable Disease Center (270 meals), Rumailah Hospital (840 meals), Qatar University (440 meals), Hamad General Hospital (180 meals), HMC prayer space (170 meals), HMC Mental Health Service (140 meals), Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (90 meals), a worksite in Al-Sailiya (105 meals), Al-Rayyan Police Station (255 meals), and Capital Security Department (505 meals).
During separate events held at QF's Penrose House and Ooredoo Tower, staff from HMC's Communicable Disease Center, Blood Donor Center, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Ambulance Service, National Diabetes Centers and the Tobacco Control Center offered basic health checks to the employees of both organisations and provided health awareness tips and information about nutrition, tobacco cessation, and diabetes control and prevention.
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