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The End of Polio: Photographs of Sebastião Salgado
August 27, 2007 – January 4, 2008
World-acclaimed Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado documents the global effort to eradicate the crippling disease poliomyelitis.
Healthy People at every stage of life.


CDC′s Mission is "to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability."


CDC′s Vision for the 21st Century is "Healthy People in a Healthy World—Through Prevention."


Opportunities at CDC

There are many employment, education, training, and volunteer programs at CDC. If you want to get involved with public health, CDC has a program that may be right for you.
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CDC Organization

Learn more about CDC’s organizational structure; including the Office of the Director, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and six Coordinating Centers/Offices which direct CDC’s science programs.
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CDC in the News

Read the latest CDC news. Discover CDC science success stories. Learn how our science is improving public health in the world today.
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Health Protection Goals

CDC's Health Protection Goals include strategic objectives to guide CDC’s work to achieve better health for all people by accelerating health impact and ensuring health equity.
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State of CDC

CDC's 2006 annual report: Experience CDC: Everyone, Everyday, Everywhere. Learn about CDC's 60-year legacy of excellence in public health. We are building on the past, ready for today, and planning for tomorrow. Take a look now and experience your CDC.
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History of CDC

CDC celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006. Since day one (July 1, 1946), CDC has been a leader in Public Health. Explore CDC’s past and learn how our Health Protection Goals have become an integral part of our present and future plans to improve Public Health.
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Safer, Healthier People
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