Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] Law and Legal Definition
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a U.S. federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It aims to protect public health by providing information and tools that people and communities need to protect their health. The CDC works in co-operation with state health departments and other national and international organizations/agencies to meet its goal. The CDC was established in 1942, and it was then known as ‘Office of National Defense Malaria Control Activities’. It is based in Georgia.
To achieve its mission, the CDC works with partners throughout the nation and the world to:
1. Closely watch health problems.
2. Diagnose, study, and investigate health problems.
3. Pursue research activities to enhance prevention.
4. Develop and advocate sound public health policies.
5. Implement prevention strategies.
6. Promote healthy behaviors.
7. Foster safe and healthful environments.
8. Provide leadership and training.
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