International and Domestic Staffing Support

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview

Integral Global Consulting provides support to the Emergency Response and Recovery Branch at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to domestic and global responses to support the mission of the agency. IGC currently staffs subject matter experts (SMEs) in emergency medicine for complex humanitarian emergencies and ERRB’s training and capacity building efforts. IGC’s support consists of emergency response protocol development and review, community-based surveillance consultations, strategic planning, and manuscript review. The SMEs also provide guidance on curriculum development, assessment tool, evaluation methods, and data collection methods. ,The SMEs also provide direct support to current initiatives, including developing content for education modules, serving as liaisons between ERRB and other government stakeholders to maximize the outcomes of collaborations, advising on resource deployment options to ensure rapid and effective scaling of activities, and advising on a global mHealth data collection rollout. The efforts of the SMEs will serve not only to enhance the impact of ERRB’s current efforts, but also that of future responses to acute crises.

International Areas Supported

Burkina Faso/South Sudan

IGC provides technical assistance to Ministries of Health in Burkina Faso and South Sudan. IGC personnel include a Surveillance Technical Advisor in Burkina Faso and Nutrition Technical Advisor in South Sudan that provide assistance to CDC, Ministries of Health and community partners to implement surveillance projects, conduct trainings and analyze epidemiologic data to assess programs for internally displaced persons and conflict affected populations.

Democratic Republic of Congo

IGC is contracting of a Field Support Officer based in Goma, DRC. The field support officer coordinates and manages the implementation of cholera outbreak response activities in North and South Kivu, providing technical assistance for WASH, surveillance, laboratory and immunization programs.

Tanzania

IGC is staffing a Biostatistician and Health Information System Specialist. These personnel coordinate with CDC- Tanzania and other USG partner agencies to design surveillance activities, capacity building trainings, develop health information systems and implement activities in line with Tanzania’s PEPFAR Country Operational Plan.

Afghanistan/Pakistan

IGC provides technical staffing support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Global Immunization Division Eastern Mediterranean Region Team. IGC consultants in the roles of Data Managers, Field Support Officers and Epidemiologists support Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners in the implementation of polio eradication strategies, vaccine preventable disease surveillance and immunization activities, and data management practices.

Domestic Areas Supported

Medical Support

Integral Global Consulting provides staffing support to the Division of Global Health Protection at the Global Disease Detection Operations Center by contracting an epidemiologist to provide surveillance and data analysis services. The epidemiologist in this position monitors, assesses and updates a complex novel surveillance system to increase its capacity to detect international disease events.

Interpretation, Language, and Coaching

IGC provides specialized consulting services to the Emergency Response and Recovery Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. IGC’s contracted Linguist instructs CDC staff in French and English, including lessons for beginners and advanced lessons in subject area language. Additionally, the Linguist in this role provides language coaching to prepare for presentations, translates subject matter materials for circulation to CDC country partners and provides simultaneous interpretation during CDC meetings with partners.

Administration

IGC provides administrative support services to the Emergency Response and Recovery Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. IGC staffs an administrative support specialist to provide assistance with human resource processes, travel arrangements, onboarding and security clearance procedures.

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