National Center for HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Prevention Law and Legal Definition

The National Center for HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP) is the U.S. federal agency that is responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and implementing programs to prevent and control HIV/AIDS, other STD, viral hepatitis, and TB. NCHSTP employees work closely with governmental and non-governmental partners at community, state, national, and international levels. The NCHSTP applies integrated multidisciplinary programs of research, surveillance, technical assistance, and evaluation.