The National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) is one of the larger centers at CDC, with a budget of approximately $1 billion. The workforce consists of more than 1,800 full-time employees and contractors, including approximately 300 who are assigned to state and local health departments in the United States. NCHHSTP is composed of an Office of the Director (OD) and four divisions, each of which is defined by the diseases it addresses. Although the divisions have their own missions, the National Center OD provides leadership to help coordinate their efforts and foster collaboration. Center staff work in collaboration with governmental and nongovernmental partners at community, state, national, and international levels to accomplish the NCHHSTP mission.
The National Center is committed to our vision of a future free of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB.NCHHSTP is responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control HIV and AIDS, other STDs, viral hepatitis, and TB.
NCHHSTP Strategic Plan for 2010-2015 and Strategic Priorities Dashboard
NCHHSTP released a strategic plan that articulates a vision and overarching goals and strategies to guide and enhance NCHHSTP’s programs.
In addition, NCHHSTP developed a set of indicators to monitor the implementation of activities aligned with each strategic goal, and made a commitment to report regularly on the Center’s progress. Visit the Strategic Priorities Dashboard.
Rima Khabbaz, MD, serves as Acting Director for NCHHSTP. She is the Deputy Director for CDC and Director for Infectious Diseases. Previously, she served as the Director of CDC′s National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID).
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