Identification

Name

Global Disease Detection Operations Center

Short name

GDDOC

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Ray Arthur, HEALTH SCIENTIST, rca8@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2012-09-12 21:15:52+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:49:46.512478+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The GDDOC is an innovative epidemic intelligence and response operations unit located at CDC headquarters. It uses non-traditional surveillance methods to provide early warning about international disease threats so that CDC can rapidly respond to protect public health in the U. S. and the global community.

Goals
(1) Situational awareness
Year start

2006

URL http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/gddopscenter/
Related system
(1) Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Americas
(3) Asia
(4) Australia and New Zealand
(5) Europe
(6) Oceania
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(4) Select agents or toxins
(5) Vaccine preventable
(6) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators
(2) Official Reports
(3) Personal Communication