Healthy People 2020

HealthyPeople2020

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

Mission

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 immunization and infectious diseases objectives visit HERE.