Health Equity Science

In support of CDC’s mission, the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) is committed to scientific quality, timeliness, and integrity, including collecting and reporting information on chronic disease disparities and inequities.

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What Is Health Equity Science?
Health equity science examines patterns and factors that contribute to health inequities. It builds evidence to guide programs, surveillance, policy, communications, and future scientific study focused on eliminating inequities.

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