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2013 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2013 Annual ReportThe 2013 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and evidence gaps related to preventing and controlling cardiovascular disease. It also summarizes the full list of prevention opportunities reviewed by the CPSTF, lists key accomplishments since the 2012 report, and lays out priorities and plans for coming years.


2014-2015 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report to CongressThe 2014–2015 Annual Report to Congress includes Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) accomplishments and lays out future priorities and plans. The CPSTF features its work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers—all-too-common illnesses that place a great burden on individuals, their families, places of work, communities, and our healthcare system. The report also includes areas where more research and programs are needed to prevent and reduce cancers.


2016 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2016 Annual Report to CongressIn the 2016 Annual Report to Congress, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) helps to build the evidence base for public health programs, policies, and other interventions. This report summarizes accomplishments from the past year, and lays out future priorities and plans.


2017 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2017 Annual Report to CongressThe 2017 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations can be used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces, improve the health of our military communities, and increase the population of young people who are eligible for service. The report also identifies important evidence gaps researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work. Particular emphasis is placed on the challenges of obesity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol use.


Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools)

Design element for Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.: Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based ToolsThe Cancer Control Planet website provides links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals. More specifically, users can learn more about research-tested intervention programs, read about national and international cancer control programs, find resources related to specific forms of cancer, and more.



This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention run website gives users more information about CDCynergy. CDCynergy is a multimedia CD-ROM used for planning, managing, and evaluating public health communication programs. Using this site, you can learn more about how the tool works and find which edition of CDCynergy best suits your needs.  


Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box website aims to help people build healthier communities and bring about positive social change by providing users with educational modules and tools.  Those modules and tools allow users to learn more about community assessment, intervention, evaluation, and advocacy for healthier communities. 


County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Design element for County Health Rankings & Roadmaps: Building a Culture of Health, County by County; a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation programThe County Health Rankings & Roadmaps website provides users with region specific data that is collected annually to reveal how health is influenced by our communities. The site also offers users guidance and tools to understanding the data, strategies that can improve the health in their area, and discussion boards to read and share stories about health.


Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health

This website provides users with an effective framework for evaluating a program. The framework summarizes and organizes a full listing of the steps and standards for program evaluation. Users can also find more information on the development of the framework, guidance into conducting strong evaluations, and more evaluation resources. 


Health Evidence

Design element for Health EvidenceTM: Helping public health use best evidence in practice since 2005The Health Evidence™ website helps ensure the best evidence is in practice by giving users access to over 4,000 quality-rated systematic reviews that evaluate the effectiveness of public health interventions. The website also provides consultation services to assist others in interpreting research evidence and applying it to program and policy decisions.


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