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center for disease control (CDC) and prevention is running a public health program named "State Public health Actions -1305".
CDC supports efforts nationwide to reduce the risk factors associated with childhood and adult obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Through a federal grant, all 50 states and the District of Columbia receive funds to help prevent these chronic diseases. This program focuses on healthy environments in workplaces, schools, early childhood education facilities, and in the community. This program also focuses on working through health systems and communities to reduce complications from multiple chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
The very need of the program is funds and managing faculty. With the rapid improvement in technology and developments in other fields of human activities, health comes first and all one need a better and reasonable treatment for its illness.
The program use its funds in 3 ways
- Improve environments in work sites, schools, early childhood education services, state and local government agencies, and community settings to promote healthy behaviors. Also, to expand access to healthy choices for people of all ages related to diabetes, cardiovascular health, physical activity, healthy foods and beverages, obesity, and breastfeeding.
- Improve the delivery and use of quality clinical and other health services aimed at preventing and managing high blood pressure and diabetes.
- Increase links between community and clinical organizations to support prevention, self-management and control of diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity.
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