CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) supports a variety of activities that improve the nation’s health by preventing chronic diseases and their risk factors. Specifically, NCCDPHP:
- Finds out how chronic diseases affect populations in the United States.
- Studies interventions to find out what works best to prevent and control chronic diseases.
- Funds and guides states, territories, cities, and tribes to use interventions that work.
- Shares information to help all Americans understand the risk factors for chronic diseases and how to reduce them.