from the Healthy People 2010 News and Announcements [HEALTHYPEOPLE@LIST.NIH.GOV]
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: Now Available for Viewing and Implementation
On December 2, 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled the Nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention. The launch, marking the beginning of Healthy People 2020, included remarks from the HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard K. Koh; HHS Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park; Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Health Officer, Dr. Jonathan Fielding; Associate Dean for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika; and many others.
For more details about the initiative and how you can get involved, visit the newly redesigned Healthy People Web site at www.healthypeople.gov. The Web site allows users to view the new Healthy People 2020 topic areas and objectives, tailor information to their needs, and explore evidence-based resources for implementation.
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We look forward to your participation. Now the real work begins!
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- Healthy People 2020 Participates in the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge (thehealthcareblog.com)
- “HHS Releases New 10-year Food Safety Goals” and related posts (foodsafetynews.com)
- Secretary Sebelius Highlights 2010 Accomplishments Of The U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services (medicalnewstoday.com)