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South Carolina Arthritis Prevention and Control Program


Arthritis Foundation (AF)
Arthritis Foundation web site
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC Arthritis web site
CDC's mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability. CDC seeks to accomplish its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement strategies, promote healthy behavior, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training. CDC has developed and sustained many vital partnerships with public and private entities that improve service to the American people.