Washington D.C. has a relatively robust public health safety net. But despite a budget of almost $2 billion a year, the city’s Department of Health confronts high rates of heart disease, obesity, asthma and HIV/AIDS. Kojo talks with D.C.’s top public health official about the challenges of promoting a healthier city.


  • Pierre Vigilance MD, MPH; Director, District of Columbia Department of Health

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