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STAR: State Technical Assistance & Review

What STAR Is

STAR offers technical assistance to state and territorial health departments to develop, implement, and evaluate effective chronic disease programs.  STAR examines how a state’s categorical chronic disease programs are integrated into a comprehensive approach.  The assessment addresses these core components:

  • Leadership
  • Informatics
  • State Plans
  • Evaluation
  • Integration
  • Epidemiology & Surveillance
  • Partnerships
  • Interventions
  •  Management


What STAR Does

STAR combines self study, on-site expert review, and recommendations to increase program effectiveness and efficiency. 

How You Can Join

To learn more about STAR and how it can help your state, please 
contact  NACDD's STAR Consultants:


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