11 October 2011

Morbidity and Mortality weekly report at CDC is celebrating 50 years with a special issue on public health

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the current issue celebrates the 50 years of activity with a special number. The articles included in the special issue are:
The Cornerstone of Public Health Practice: Public Health Surveillance, 1961–2011
Evolution of Epidemic Investigations and Field Epidemiology during the MMWR Era at CDC — 1961–2011
Laboratory Contributions to Public Health
History of Statistics in Public Health at CDC, 1960–2010: the Rise of Statistical Evidence
Changing Methods of NCHS Surveys: 1960–2010 and Beyond
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Immunizations, and MMWR — 1961–2011
Control of Health-Care–Associated Infections, 1961–2011
AIDS: the Early Years and CDC’s Response
Fifty Years of Progress in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control
Injury Prevention, Violence Prevention, and Trauma Care: Building the Scientific Base
Environmental Health in MMWR — 1961–2010
Occupational Epidemiology and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Trends in Global Health and CDC’s International Role, 1961–2011.
Advice to a Modern-Day Rip Van Winkle: Changes in State and Local Public Health Practice