National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention

 The National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention(NCNCD), under the direct jurisdiction of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, was established on January 23, 2002. Under the leadership of China CDC, NCNCD serves as a national professional institution and also as a national technical instruction center for NCD and injury prevention and control. The functions of NCNCD are to study the strategies and measures on NCD and injury prevention and control and evaluate their effects, and to provide scientic evidence and consultation for relevant national departments to develop relevant laws, regulations and policies; to develop and implement national work plan on NCD and injury prevention and control, and to supervise the implementation and evaluate the effects; to develop and promote the application of technical criterions, guidelines and standards on major NCD and injury prevention and control; to establish and develop national surveillance systems on death cause, NCD and risk factors and injury, and conduct specific surveys, release the results periodically, and propose relevant measures; to conduct interventions on NCD, injury and risk factors and evaluate their effects, and to promote the application of new and appropriate techniques and evaluate their effects; to coordinate other national professional institutions on NCD prevention and control, and work together with them to promote the development of national NCD integrated prevention and control system; to conduct NCD and injury health education to promote the development of healthy life styles in the population; to collect NCD and injury information by using modern information technology to promote information sharing, data mining and utilization; to provide technical guidance and trainings on death cause surveillance, NCD and injury prevention and control for the CDC system; to conduct scientic researches, international/national collaborative programs and academic exchanges.