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Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.  For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:

            • Encourage collaborations across sectors;
            • Guide individuals toward making informed health decisions;
            • Measure the impact of prevention activities.


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 level;
  • Engage multiple sectors to take actions to strengthen policies and improve practices that are driven by the best available evidence and knowledge.

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For the Healthy People 2020 objectives visit HERE.


Last Updated: 08-09-2011

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