Launch of Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020 is being launched today.     “Assistant Secretary for Health Howard K. Koh will unveil Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives, the nation’s health promotion and disease prevention agenda. The event also launched the solicitation of ideas for a technology applications challenge for integrating Healthy People 2020 measures and data into health improvement initiatives.

For more information and for important updates, follow  @GoHealthyPeople on Twitter or join the Healthy People 2020 LinkedIn group. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at info@nhic.org.”

Visit  www.healthypeople.gov to see our brand new site!

[Information provided by  Sid Watal; On behalf of…
National Health Information Center; Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 1133; Washington, DC  20013–1133; info@nhic.org]

[seen on the BHIC Blog… Healthy People 2020 includes “a renewed focus on identifying, measuring, tracking, and reducing health disparities through a determinants of health approach.”]

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