Public Health Practice Program Office [PHPPO] Law and Legal Definition

Public Health Practice Program Office (PHPPO) is an office created within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1988. PHPPO works to strengthen the nation's public health system by creating an effective workforce, building information networks and communications systems, improving laboratory quality, and conducting systems research. PHPPO also provides support for specific disease-control programs such as infectious disease control, injury prevention, environmental health, and chronic disease prevention