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National Public Health Performance Standards Program
to the CDC National Public Health Performance Standards
(NPHPS) Program Internet site. The NPHPS Program is a National Partnership
initiative that has developed National Public Health Performance Standards
for state and local public health systems and for public health governing
bodies. The vision, mission, and goals of the NPHPS Program are provided
This site provides information on the NPHPS Program, the National Partners,
and the resources available to support performance assessment and systems
improvement. NPHPS Program and National Partner staffs offer technical
assistance, performance assessment analysis reports, and systems planning
services to users of our assessment instruments. Priority for our technical
assistance services is given to locations undertaking coordinated statewide
assessments. If you have questions that are not answered within this Internet
site, please contact us. We welcome your
inquiry on our work and our ability to assist you.
Thank you for visiting our Internet site and for your interest in making public
health stronger for the people of our nation and the world. Come back and visit
us often. We are planning additional site enhancements very soon.
Excellence in Public Health Practice defined by recognized Performance Standards.
To improve the quality of public health practice and performance
of public health systems.
Provide performance standards for public health systems
and encouraging their widespread use;
Encourage and leverage national, state, and local
partnerships to build a stronger foundation for public
Promote continuous quality improvement of public
Strengthen the science base for public health