Cancer Prevention and Control
The Division of Cancer Prevention and Control works to increase cancer prevention and
awareness by engaging in partnerships, collecting and reporting data, assuring
quality data, providing public and professional education, and assuring
availability of quality services for screening, treatment, rehabilitation and
The Division of Chronic Disease improves the health of North Dakotans who have
chronic diseases by promoting disease self-management and healthy behaviors, increasing disease risk
awareness, and supporting quality health care.
The Division of Family Health provides funding,
technical assistance, training, needs assessment, educational materials and
other resources to local public health units, schools and other public and
private entities that offer health services in North Dakota communities.
Injury Prevention and Control
The Division of Injury Prevention and Control works to reduce the frequency and severity of intentional and unintentional
injuries to North Dakotans through policy
development, data surveillance, public awareness, professional trainings,
funding, advocacy and partnerships.
Nutrition and Physical Activity
The Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity promotes healthy eating and
physical activity in order to prevent and reduce overweight, obesity, and
related chronic diseases. WIC offers healthy food and helps families choose healthier ways of eating.