Centers for Disease Control and Prevention justification of appropriation estimates for Appropriations Committees fiscal year 2014
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Description:As Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, I am pleased to present the agency’s budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. This budget request reflects the Administration’s priorities in support of key Department of Health and Human Services goals that will help people live healthy, safe, and productive lives.
For 66 years, CDC has served as a public health leader throughout the United States and the world. CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability, as well as reducing the health and economic burden of the leading causes of disease, disability, and death.
CDC’s priorities form the core of its public health programs. These programs require the scientific excellence and leadership of our highly trained staff, who are dedicated to high standards of quality and ethical practice. The agency’s priorities are:
Improve health security at home and around the world.
Better prevent the leading causes of illness, injury, disability, and death.
Strengthen public health and clinical linkages.
The FY 2014 budget request prioritizes essential investments. The request also streamlines our approach, as we continue our commitment to be efficient, effective stewards of the American people’s resources. Maintaining critical agency investments in FY 2014 will allow CDC to continue its important work and build public health capacity at the local, state, and international levels to protect and promote health.
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