CDC Business Health Executive Quarterly Call
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
CDC touches American businesses in two important ways:
ü Ensuring health security
ü Contributing to a healthy economy
CDC helps protect businesses against expensive and dangerous health threats, provides guidelines and information to protect workers, and helps employers and employees reduce healthcare spending on chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
UPDATES ON CURRENT ISSUES
Update on Seasonal and Novel Influenza
Joseph Bresee, MD – Medical Officer, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, CDC
GET TO KNOW CDC
DEEPER DESCRIPTIONS & Q/A ABOUT CDC PROGRAMS
Protecting Global Health Security in a Globally Mobile World
Martin Cetron, MD – Director, National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Global Migration & Quarantine, CDC
NEXT STEPS & UPCOMING CALLS
PROVIDE INPUT ON FUTURE TOPICS
Sr. Advisor for Business Engagement, CDC
Zika Action Plan (ZAP) Summit
Goals of the Summit:
Provide state and local senior officials with information and tools needed to improve Zika preparedness and response within their states and jurisdictions.
Increase knowledge on the latest Zika science, including implications for pregnant women.
Increase knowledge of best communications practices, including crisis and risk communication principles.
Accelerate readiness for local Zika transmission through training and technical assistance to states to help establish and support surveillance and share best practices for vector control.
Identify possible gaps in preparedness and response at the federal, state, and local levels, and help to begin to address possible gaps.