Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

http://www.fda.gov

To rigorously assure the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices, and assure the safety and security of the nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation


Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

http://www.hrsa.gov

To provide the national leadership, program resources, and services needed to improve access to culturally competent, quality health care


Indian Health Service (IHS)

http://www.ihs.gov

To raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

http://www.nih.gov

To employ science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

http://www.samhsa.gov

To build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness


SOURCE: HHS. 2007. Strategic plan, 2007-2012. Washington, DC: HHS.



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