Ping Luo, Ed.D Fall Semester, 2004. Chapter Objectives. Explain the need for organizing to improve community health. Explain what a governmental health organization is and give examples. Explain the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) plays in community health. Chapter Objectives.
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Fall Semester, 2004
Is responsible for providing direction and leadership for all federal programs for needy children and families (Administers Head Start program).
Supports a nationwide aging network, providing services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Supports services and provides leadership on aging issues.
Is the lead agency charged with supporting research designed to improve the quality of healthcare, reduce its costs, improve patient safety, decrease medical errors, and broaden access
Serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the US.
Mission is to promote and protect public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, and monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use.
Ensures up-to-date information and state-of-the-art practice is effectively used for the prevention and treatment of addictive and mental disorders.
Provides qualitative and responsive administrative support services on a cost-effective, competitive, fee-for-service basis to HHS components and other federal agencies.
To promote, protect, and maintain the health and welfare of their citizens.
SERVICE, SOCIAL, AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
ORGANIZATIONS THAT HELP SHAPE COMMUNITY HEALTH