National Center for Chronic and NCD Control and Prevention
The National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD) was established on January 23, 2002. Under the leadership of the China CDC, the NCNCD now serves as a national professional institution and also as a national technical instruction center for chronic and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injury prevention and control.
Provide scientific evidence and consultation for the development of policies and regulations on NCDs and injury prevention and control;
Define national planning, strategies and technical standards for major NCDs and injury prevention and control, and to organize their implementation;
Establish a national surveillance system and data base for NCDs and injury;
Conduct national surveys of health and specific surveys of major NCDs and injury;
Guide and technically support provincial CDCs on NCDs and injury prevention and control;
Conduct and utilize scientific research, information collection, and analysis, and to organize academic training.
1. Carry out work at the national level on NCDs and injury prevention and control;
2. Establish an integrated surveillance system monitoring NCD morbidity, prevalence, mortality and injury, including trends and related risk factors;
3. Study and develop population-based intervention tools and appropriate technologies, take the lead in scaling up best practices and be responsible for effect evaluation;
4. Provide technical guidance on NCDs and injury prevention and control for the CDC system and organize training for skill building;
5. Establish and maintain national NCD and injury information systems and promote information sharing and communication;
6. Conduct population-based cohorts for NCDs and injury and conduct etiological studies;
7. To undertake special national surveys of major NCDs and injury;
8. To carry out policy and disease burden research on NCDs and injury, evaluate the intervention measures and strategies about NCDs and injury, and provide technical support for the development of national policies;
9. To carry out international cooperation and technological exchanges in terms of NCDs and injury prevention and control;
10. To accomplish other tasks entrusted by the China CDC.