National Health Promotion

To engage national membership organizations from various sectors as a means of expanding and coordinating health promotion efforts.

To promote the development, implementation and coordination of programs that promote good health habits and programs that are designed to prevent disease and disability.

These
objectives are consistent with the General Authorities set forth in Sections 1701(a) and 301 of the Public Health Service Act.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.