Dr. Bechara Choucair is Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Healthexternal icon. Appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley on November 25, 2009, Dr. Choucair is re-shaping the department to meet the public health challenges of the 21st century. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to make the city a healthy place for everyone. The mission of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to make Chicago a safer and healthier place by working with community partners to promote health, prevent disease, reduce environmental hazards and ensure access to health care for all Chicagoans.

CDPH’s activity is consistent with the “Ten Essential Public Health Services” recognized by federal health authorities as a fundamental framework of public health activities that should be undertaken in all communities.

Executive Summary

Chicago Department of Public Health Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planpdf icon  [PDF – 69KB]


Below you will find a link to this jurisdiction’s Approved Phase 1 ECHPP plan. These plans are living documents that will be updated by the jurisdiction as new data or information become available. Templates for these workbooks which were developed for this project can be found on the ECHPP Tools Page.

ECHPP Combined Plan: Situational Analysis and Goals, Strategies & Objectives with National Strategic Goals Tool  [PDF – 1.92MB]