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Objectives

CIFOR has seven key objectives

1. ASSESSMENT
Assess the current state of foodborne illness surveillance, investigation, and control.

2. SYNERGY
Integrate multiple perspectives to develop a more useful system-wide view of specific foodborne outbreaks and foodborne illness in general

3. SHARED KNOWLEDGE
Facilitate effective and broad sharing of knowledge across jurisdictions and regions in order to increase efficiency and maximize resources

4. EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Develop and maintain an education effort across all who are affected by foodborne outbreaks in order to increase their individual ability to limit the impact

5. COMMUNICATIONS AND ADVOCACY
Develop a proactive, integrated system of communications and support effective policy and efforts to highlight the reduction of foodborne illness as a national priority

6. MEASUREMENT
Establish, monitor and analyze metrics to gauge progress and facilitate ongoing improvement of our efforts

7. SUSTAINABILITY
Continue to develop CIFOR as a vibrant, engaged group of collaborators with clear
purpose, objectives, and success metrics