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Our Vision
Creating optimal health for all Missourians!
Our Mission
To ensure a competent, diverse, sustainable, and prepared public health system exists in Missouri.
Our Purpose
The Missouri Center for Public Health Excellence was started by public health professionals who are dedicated to improving public health services in Missouri. 
Missouri currently ranks:
    43rd in Immunization of Adolescents
    41st in Cardiovascular Deaths
    39th in Cancer Deaths
    36th in Immunization of Children
    29th in Infant Mortality
    22nd in Diabetes
View more Missouri public health rankings 
Team High Five
Missouri citizens deserve better health outcomes than they are currently experiencing. MOCPHE believes the health of all Missourians can be improved by having local public health departments that are led by experienced public health professionals, employing staff that are trained and dedicated to improving public health outcomes, and building a cooperative health system between public health and health care organizations.
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