Tools For Partners
CDC’s Arthritis Program works with many partners to help increase education, awareness, and research about arthritis and improve arthritis management and quality of life. In this section, our partners can find tools and information for growing state and national arthritis programs, promoting interventions, and managing cooperative agreements.
CDC’s Arthritis Program recommends evidence-based physical activity and self-management education intervention programs that are proven to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis. These community-based programs are available in English and Spanish. Lifestyle Management Programs for Arthritis.
CDC and our partners created tools that can be used to promote physical activity and self-management education intervention programs to potential program participants or referrers.
- The 1.2.3 Approach to Provider Outreach.
- Marketing Self-Management Education Through Ambassador Outreach.
- Self-Management Education Issue Briefs.
- ASMP/CDSMP Meta-Analysis Executive Summary.
- Compendium of Arthritis-Appropriate Interventions.
CDC has developed several resources that can be used by public health professionals to plan or evaluate public health programs addressing arthritis or other health topics.
CDC has developed trainings for public health professionals on a variety of public health topics. These trainings can be applied to a variety of focus areas including and beyond arthritis.
Media campaigns to promote health messages are useful in reaching broad segments of the population. CDC’s Arthritis Program recommends two communication campaigns to promote physical activity to relieve the pain and disability associated with arthritis.
Physical Activity. The Arthritis Pain Reliever is a health communications campaign promoting physical activity to Caucasians and African-Americans with arthritis aged 40 to 65 years.
Buenos días, artritis is a health communications campaign designed to reach Spanish-speaking Hispanics with arthritis aged 45 to 64 years.
CDC and partners have developed information briefs and reports to describe or guide public health activities addressing arthritis.
- CDC Arthritis Fact Sheet.
- A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis Cdc-pdf[PDF – 330MB]
- 10 Key Public Health Recommendations for Ostearthritis Cdc-pdf[PDF – 95KB]
- National Arthritis Action Plan (NAAP): A Public Health Strategy Cdc-pdf[PDF – 229KB]
Other Federal Resources
Prospective and current funded partners may find the following information useful in planning or managing CDC arthritis cooperative agreements.
Note: Contact information for the Grants Management Officer and Grants Management Specialist is located in the Notice of Award.
Other Federal Resources
- Federal Government Grant FinderExternal.
- Department of Health and Human Services Payment Management SystemExternal.
CDC’s Arthritis Program Historical Documents