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The purpose of the CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION COUNCIL is to serve as a coordinating body to address chronic disease prevention in New Mexico.
The mission of the CDPC is to reduce common risk factors for the chronic diseases* of arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, lung disease, and osteoporosis by:
- Advocating for prevention policies and programs;
- Facilitating collaboration among agencies and organizations working to prevent and/or manage chronic disease;
- Supporting initiatives to understand, identify, and address social determinants that impact chronic disease.
*As identified by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors.