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Budget Summary FY2018

45131111 - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
4513-1111 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: (i) breast cancer prevention; (ii) diabetes screening and outreach; (iii) ovarian cancer screening; (iv) hepatitis C prevention and management; (v) multiple sclerosis screening, information, education and treatment programs and the Multiple Sclerosis Home Living Independently Navigating Key Services program administered by the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; (vi) colorectal cancer prevention; (vii) prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on men with African-American, Hispanic or Latino heritage, family history of the disease and other men at high risk; (viii) osteoporosis education; and (ix) maintenance of the statewide lupus database; provided, that funding shall be expended for Mass in Motion community grants in an amount not less than expended in fiscal year 2017, contingent upon receipt of matching federal prevention block grant funds; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Community Servings for the purposes of providing medically tailored meals to persons battling chronic illnesses and providing workforce training programs to those recovering from addiction; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a grant to a statewide Alzheimer's disease advocacy and education organization for a public awareness and education campaign as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for education and support of patients diagnosed with phenylketonuria, PKU, or related disorders and their families through a grant to the New England Connection for PKU and Allied Disorders, Inc; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth for the operation of the Cranberry Health Research Center; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for macular degeneration research into prevention and treatment at The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to COGIC Family Services, Inc. for the FIT Body and Soul diabetes prevention program in the city of Springfield; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Sight Loss Services, Inc. to maintain operations and services for older adults in Barnstable county

3,390,578 4,110,977

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