Centers for Disease Control and Prevention justification of appropriation estimates for Appropriations Committees fiscal year 2015
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Description:I am pleased to present our budget request for fiscal year 2015. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the nation’s health protection agency. We work 24/7 to protect Americans from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. Our programs promote quality of life and prevent the leading causes of disease, injury, disability, and death.
We are committed to maximizing the impact of every dollar entrusted to our agency. This budget request maintains critical investments in FY 2014 and continues our efforts to increase public health capacity at local, state, national, and international levels. Our efforts align with the Administration’s priorities and support Department of Health Human Services goals to help people live healthy, safe, and productive lives.
Our FY 2015 budget request includes increased investment to:
Increase global health security
Attack the growing problem of antibiotic resistance
Reduce deaths due to prescription painkiller abuse and overdose
Sustain progress in ending the transmission of polio
Continue to improve our disease fighting tools through advanced molecular detection
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