FY 2012 Distribution of PPHF Funds

The following table reflects the planned use of Prevention and Public Health Fund resources in fiscal year 2012. The table includes the name of the agency receiving funds, the activity to be supported, and the program or activity funding level.

(Dollars in Millions)
Agency Activity or Program Allocation Planned Uses of Funds
ACL Chronic Disease Self-Management Program 10.000 To award competitive grants to selected states to help older adults and adults with disabilities cope with their chronic conditions by providing access to evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs, and also to assist states develop sustainability plans to continue providing these programs after the grant period ends. 
ACL Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Education and Outreach 4.000 To design and carry out an outreach and education initiative.
ACL Elder Justice  6.000 To test and evaluate interventions designed to prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
AHRQ Clinical Preventive Services Research 5.000 To continue support for Centers for Excellence in Clinical Preventive Services which support the HHS National Prevention Strategy by developing evidence around the most efficient and effective ways primary care health systems can deliver clinical preventive services.   
AHRQ Clinical Preventive Services Task Force 7.000 To maximize the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force by providing scientific, technical and administrative support.
CDC Community Guide  10.000 To provide evidence-based findings and recommendations about effective public health interventions and policies to improve health and promote safety
CDC Prevention Research Centers 10.000 The purpose of the centers is to help alter the individual behaviors and community environmental factors that put people at risk for the leading causes of death and disability—chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
CDC Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (NPAO) State Programs 10.000 To improve the health of places where Americans live, work, learn, and play by supporting comprehensive efforts to address obesity and other chronic diseases through a variety of evidence-based nutrition and physical activity strategies.
CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program 10.000 To expand CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program to support the establishment of evidence-based lifestyle change programs in underserved communities to prevent type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes.
CDC Viral Hepatitis 10.000 To expand identification of those chronically infected persons who do not know their status and their referral to medical care, particularly focusing on groups disproportionately affected by chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C; and to identify and disseminate best practices for screening and the prompt linkage to needed medical management and treatment.
CDC Public Health Workforce 25.000 To help to ensure a prepared, diverse, sustainable public health workforce by increasing the number of State and local public health professionals (e.g., epidemiologists, public health managers, informaticians) who are trained through CDC-sponsored fellowships.
CDC National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) 40.200 To systematically increase the capacity of public health departments to detect and respond to public health events requiring highly coordinated interventions to improve and/or sustain the performance (efficiency/effectiveness) of public health organizations, systems, practices, and essential services. 
CDC State Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention 11.750 To fund health departments in healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention efforts within their States by expanding State prevention activities and accelerating electronic reporting to detect HAIs at the State level.
CDC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC/EIP) 40.000 To enhance the ability of State, local, and territorial Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity and Emerging Infections Program grantees to strengthen and integrate capacity for detecting and responding to infectious diseases and other public health threats.
CDC Breastfeeding Promotion and Support 7.050 This program will fund community initiatives to support breastfeeding mothers and support hospitals in promoting breastfeeding. 
CDC Early Child Care and Education Obesity Prevention Programs 5.000 This is a collaborative effort to promote children's health by encouraging and supporting healthier physical activity and nutrition practices.
CDC Community Transformation Grants  226.000 This program will support community-level efforts to reduce chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. 
CDC Immunization 190.000 The objective of this program is to modernize the public health immunization infrastructure to increase vaccination coverage among children, adolescents, and adults.
CDC REACH: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health  40.000 To support community coalitions that design, implement, evaluate, and disseminate community-driven strategies to eliminate health disparities in key health areas.
CDC Tobacco Use Prevention  83.000 To raise awareness and shift key attitudes and beliefs about the harms of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in areas of the country with some of the highest rates of tobacco use prevalence.  
CDC Healthcare Surveillance/ Health Statistics 35.000 To expand the availability of data for tracking the provision, use, effectiveness, and impact of primary and secondary preventive healthcare services and to expand the capacity of CDC and its health department partners to use these data for such tracking.  
CDC Environmental Public Health Tracking 35.000 The purpose of the program is to establish and maintain a nationwide tracking network to collect, integrate, analyze and translate health and environmental data for use in public health practice. 
CDC National Prevention Strategy 1.000 To support and implement the National Prevention Strategy which aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. 
CDC Workplace Health 10.000 To engage and recruit employers  and lead them through the process of building a core workplace health program.
CDC Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening 10.000 To provide breast and cervical cancer screening services to low-income, uninsured and underinsure women.
HRSA Public Health Workforce Development  23.864 To support Public Health Training Centers which will continue to collaborate with partners to assess health workforce development needs and provide graduate or specialized training in public health in the areas of preventive medicine, health promotion and disease prevention, including continuing education sessions designed to meet the public health workforce development needs. 
HRSA Public Health Traineeships 1.136 To increase the number of professionsals trained in public health fields of which there is a shortage, including epidemiology, environmental health, biostatistics, teoxicology, nutrition, and maternal health by awarding grants to schools to provide traineeships to students at the master's and doctoral level.
HRSA Mental Health Training 10.000 To support grants to health professions programs for the recruitment and training of individuals in behavioral health professions, including social work and psychology.
HRSA Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Education and Outreach 2.000 To expand the work of the Geriatric Education Centers to support outreach and education to enhance healthcare providers' knowledge of the disease, improve detection and early intervention, and improve care for people with the disease and their caregivers.
SAMHSA Primary Behavioral Health Care Integration 35.000 To establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services to special populations through the co-location of primary and specialty care services in community-based mental and behavioral health settings.
SAMHSA Suicide Prevention  10.000 To support the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) State/Tribal grants, GLS-Campus grant programs, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline program, and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center grant.
SAMHSA Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment 25.000 To integrate screening, brief intervention, referral, and treatment services within general medical and primary care settings.
SAMHSA SAMHSA Health Surveillance 18.000 To support critical behavioral health data systems, national surveys, and surveillance activities.
SAMHSA Prescription Drug Monitoring Integration and Interoperability Expansion  4.000 To improve real-time access to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program data by integrating into existing technologies, like Electronic Health Records, and to expand interoperability to multiple States in order to reduce the nature, scope, and extent of prescription drug abuse.
ASPA  Tobacco Media Activities 10.000 To prevent and reduce tobacco use and to ensure program integrity and responsible stewardship of Federal funds.
ASPA Prevention Education and Outreach 20.000 To generate broad awareness of preventive benefits and encourage people to utilize them for better health.
Total $1.000.000

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Content last reviewed on January 2, 2015