Overview of the budget request [CDC FY 2016 Congressional Justification]
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Description:Overview -- Detailed table.
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 continues our critical work to increase public health capacity at local, state, national, and global levels. Our efforts align with the Administration’s priorities and support the Department of Health and Human Service’s goals to help people live healthy, safe, and productive lives.
Our FY 2017 budget request includes increased investment to:
• Attack the growing problem of antibiotic resistance
• Increase global public health capacity and security
• Promote health and wellness in Indian Country
• Reduce deaths due to prescription drug overdose
• Continue to improve our disease fighting tools through our laboratories and facilities
Performance improvement is a critical aspect of our work. We regularly measure how our programs serve the public and meet key public health goals. Unless otherwise noted, CDC’s reported performance data are accurate, complete, and reliable.
This budget supports CDC’s ability to carry out its critical mission and sustain key efforts to preserve and protect the lives of Americans.
The funding amounts and programmatic approaches described below are changes compared to the FY 2016 Enacted level.
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