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Improving the Quality of Health Care for Mental and Substance-Use Conditions
BOX 4-3 Centers, Offices, and Institute of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention
National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry provides national leadership in preventing and controlling disease and death resulting from the interactions between people and their environment.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control prevents death and disability from nonoccupational injuries, including those that are unintentional and those that result from violence.
Coordinating Center for Health Information and Services
National Center for Health Statistics provides statistical information intended to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.
National Center for Public Health Informatics provides national leadership in the application of information technology in the pursuit of public health.
National Center for Health Marketing provides national leadership in health marketing science and in its application to impact public health.
Coordinating Center for Health Promotion
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities provides national leadership for preventing birth defects and developmental disabilities and for improving the health and wellness of people with disabilities.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion prevents premature death and disability from chronic diseases and promotes healthy personal behaviors.
Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention provides national leadership in fostering understanding of human genomic discoveries and how they can be used to improve health and prevent disease.
Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases
National Center for Infectious Diseases prevents illness, disability, and death caused by infectious diseases in the United States and around the world.
National Immunization Program prevents disease, disability, and death from vaccine-preventable diseases in children and adults.
National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention provides national leadership in preventing and controlling human immunodeficiency virus infection, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis.
Coordinating Office for Global Health provides national leadership, coordination, and support for CDC’s global health activities in collaboration with CDC’s global health partners.
Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response provides strategic direction for the agency to support terrorism preparedness and emergency response efforts.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ensures safety and health for all people in the workplace through research and prevention.