About the Center
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) is at the forefront of the nation's efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases. On these pages, read about our:
All people living healthy lives free from the devastation of chronic diseases.
To lead efforts that promote health and well-being through prevention and control of chronic diseases.
NCCDPHP supports a variety of activities that improve the nation's health by preventing chronic diseases and their risk factors. Program activities include one or more of our major functions: supporting states’ implementation of public health programs; public health surveillance; translation research; and developing tools and resources for stakeholders at the national, state, and community levels. Our major program areas are listed below.
Funding Opportunities Announcements
NCCDPHP works with many diverse partners, including state and local
health and education departments; other federal health agencies;
international and national health organizations; academic institutions;
philanthropic foundations; industry and labor groups; and professional,
voluntary and community organizations.
Click the individual boxes to learn more about the offices and divisions.
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In FY 2008, Congress appropriated $834 million to CDC for Chronic Disease Prevention, Health Promotion and Genomics. For additional information about the Center’s budget, please visit:
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Page last reviewed:
November 24, 2008