Saturday, December 4, 2010

Healthy People 2020 (USA)

Healthy People 2020 launched on December 2, 2010. Healthy People 2020 strives to:

* Identify nationwide health improvement priorities.
* Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress.
* Provide measurable objectives and goals that are applicable at the national, State, and local levels.
* Engage multiple sectors to take actions to strengthen policies and improve practices that are driven by the best available evidence and knowledge.
* Identify critical research, evaluation, and data collection needs.

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