As of September 2021, the China CDC had a total of 345 supervisors, of whom 97 are doctoral supervisors (including one academician from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and one academician from the Chinese Academy of Engineering), 162 master’s supervisors and 86 MPH supervisors.
There are currently 790 postgraduate students in the center, including 231 full-time PhD candidates, 247 research-based master degree students and 312 master of public health (MPH) students. Thus far, 1,016 PhD degrees and 2,832 master’s degrees (including 1,912 research-based ones and 920 MPHs) have been conferred.
The China CDC runs two post-doctoral research centers, covering areas of basic medicine, public health and preventive medicine. By September 2021, 212 post-doctoral scholars had completed their research and 13 are conducting research in the centers right now.
In the period of 2001-2021, the CFETP has recruited a total of 420 trainees in 20 cohorts, with 359 having finished their training. The training program consists of health emergency response for infectious diseases, tuberculosis prevention and control, chronic non-communicable disease prevention and control, and immunization planning.
In 2007, the China CDC and Griffith University started the China Disease Control and Prevention Leadership Program (CDCLP), which has supported 58 public health professionals in five cohorts to receive training in Australia, 33 of whom have obtained the MScPH (Master of Science in Public Health) degree awarded by Griffith University.