Public Health Agencies


THE FEDERAL ROLE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

 

The federal government helps Americans make informed choices and take personal responsibility for their health, and ultimately protects and improves Americans’ lives and welfare. The following agencies of the Department of Health and Human Services play a critical role in promoting and preserving our nation’s health.

 

Who We Are

Established in 1970, the Coalition for Health Funding is the oldest and largest nonprofit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investments in the best interest of all Americans. Our member organizations together represent more than 100 million patients, health care providers, public health professionals, and scientists.

 

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News & Events

Jul 15th, 2014

"Faces of Austerity" report on health funding cuts is now available at www.cutshurt.org!

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