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Communicable & Chronic Diseases

The Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health advances and promotes the health and quality of life of Michigan residents by:

  • Responding to infectious disease outbreaks and chemical exposures
  • Collecting, analyzing and reporting statistics on a wide variety of health topics, including immunizations, injuries, cancer, diabetes, communicable diseases, and HIV/AIDS
  • Improving access to — and quality of — public health services by evaluating state programs and related healthcare systems
  • Guiding health policy by presenting state and local public health agencies, community-based organizations, healthcare providers, and others with data on the health and well-being of state residents

MMWR: Assessment of Epidemiology Capacity in State Health Departments – United States, 2009

Bureau of Epidemiology in Brief, 2011