The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
The organization: The CDC is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services based in Atlanta, Georgia. It works to protect public health and safety by providing information to enhance health decisions, and it promotes health through partnerships with state health departments and other organizations. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease prevention and control (especially infectious diseases), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, prevention and educational activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
The relationship: We have worked with the CDC since 2008, extending EpiInfo to allow mesh synchronization of the data collected in peer-to-peer fashion, over mobile and through secure cloud services. This work has been published and presented by CDC numerous times and is part of the latest edition of the EpiInfo book.
Category: Program Support