News & Announcements

Learn about new ODPHP trainings and initiatives, stay current on our programs and projects, and read stories from the field showing our national policies at work.

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) will hold its second meeting on Wednesday, February 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. This meeting will take place virtually, and registration is now open to the public.

ODPHP hosted the first NCCC in-person public meeting in October 2018. The meeting featured presentations about major federal efforts in diabetes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Indian Health Service (IHS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).…

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.

The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. American Heart Month is a great opportunity to spread the word about preventing heart disease.…

Cervical Health Awareness Month in January is a chance to share information about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of cervical cancer.

The good news? The HPV vaccine (shots) can prevent HPV, and regular screening tests and follow-up care can help prevent cervical cancer.…