Gulf-Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The Supreme Council of the Gulf Countries Corporation approved the establishment of the Gulf Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Al Ula, January 2021). The center is a semi-autonomous technical body of the Gulf Health Council and supervised by a council with equal representation from member states. The Gulf Center for Disease Prevention and Control is a regional public health center aimed at strengthening public health coordination, capacity building and evidence generation across the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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Vision A Gulf society in which all individuals enjoy good health at every stage of life
Mission Promote coordination, build knowledge and generate evidence to enable prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases, mitigate public health emergencies, and promote healthy communities across the Gulf

Gulf CDC Goals

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Promoting regional training
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Support the development of practices and collaborative programs
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Enabling the collection, integration and use of health data
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Enhance preparedness and early detection

Organizational Structure

Leadership of Organization