The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention serves for applying and developing the prevention and control of disease, environmental health, health training activities, and health promotion with an aim of enhancing the health of the people of the U.S.
Code of Ethics
The fundamental reasons of a disease should be addressed, as well as fitness requirements to prevent adverse health outcomes.
Confidentiality of information that can cause harm to an character or the public if published should be protected.
Programs and policies ought to be implemented in a way that enhances social and physical environment.
Professional competence of employees must be guaranteed.
Community health should be achieved in a manner that respects the rights of individuals (Allender, Rector, & Warner, 2013).
Helping Medical Care
The value is providing more knowledge to community with an aim of saving more lives.
Cutting Edge of Healthcare Security
Another core value is curbing global diseases through lab analysis of advanced computing of huge amounts of data to find solutions (CDC, 2014).
Nurturing Public Health
The nest core value is improving on the organization’s contribution to have valuable public health leaders and resources at local, state and national levels to improve the health of Americans.
Individual Ethical Values and the Organization’s Ethical Values
Individual ethical values should be supported by those of the organization so as to have an impact on employee morale, relationships with co-workers, reputation and retention. Furthermore, support of individual ethical values promotes adherence to ethics and motivates employees. A strong sense of professionalism can also be realized when organizations’ ethical values support those of individuals. Individuals can easily recognize the ethical implications of certain decisions, as well as easily differentiate between what is wrong and right.
Allender, J.A., Rector, C.L., & Warner, K.D. (2013). Community & public health nursing: Promoting the public’s health. New York, NY: LWW.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). Mission, role and pledge. Cdc.gov. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/about/organization/mission.htm