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National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)

  • By: Kelly Boyer Agert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) was founded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in November 1985 for a very specific purpose. This agency focuses on increasing the awareness of the dangers of high blood cholesterol and the ...

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