Guidelines and Recommendations

July 28, 2022
Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Raising the Bar provides an actionable framework for the entire healthcare sector to embed equity and excellence throughout its work and help achieve optimal health for all.
March 3, 2022
In March 2021, the American Cancer Society (ACS) created the ACS National Consortium to establish a collective national response to the detrimental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer screening and care. The consortium members met to identify, discuss, and agree on consensus recommendations…
March 3, 2022
This website is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to advance health equity through research, programs, and partnerships.
March 3, 2022
CDC’s Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication emphasize the importance of addressing all people inclusively and respectfully.
November 29, 2021
This toolkit, and accompanying Provider Tools resource, offer help with implementing the American Cancer Society cancer survivorship care guidelines for colorectal, head and neck and prostate cancers and the American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology cancer survivorship care…
November 10, 2021
This report augments (i.e., updates and summarizes) previously published recommendations from CDC regarding testing for HCV infection in the United States (Smith BD, Morgan RL, Beckett GA, et al. Recommendations for the identification of chronic hepatitis C virus infection among persons born during…
November 10, 2021
The Clear Communication Index (Index) provides a set of research-based criteria to develop and assess public communication products. The Index supports the efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010 and achieve goals set forth in the…
September 30, 2021
A practical, non-prescriptive tool, the evaluation framework summarizes and organizes the steps and standards for effective program evaluation.
September 28, 2021
Learn four things you can do to support reaching colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% and higher in LGBT communities.
September 28, 2021
Here are some essential interventions public health professionals can implement that will address the burden of viral hepatitis, as presented in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s “A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C: Phase Two Report.”