Healthy People 2010

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Healthy People 2010

Description

Healthy People 2010 is a set of health objectives for the Nation to achieve over the first decade of the new century. It challenges individuals, communities, and professionals to take specific steps to ensure that good health, as well as long life, are enjoyed by all. The framework can be used by States, communities, professional organizations, and many others to help them develop programs to improve health.

The Web site includes the following information and resources:

  • About Healthy People
    • What is Healthy People?
    • What are its goals?
    • Who is working on it?
    • How will the objectives be used?
    • How was Healthy People 2010 developed?
    • What is its history?
    • For more information:
      • Fact sheet (PDF)
      • Online slide show
      • Full text of the second edition
      • Other Healthy People publications
  • Be a healthy person
  • Healthfinder.gov
  • Leading health indicators
  • Implementation
  • Publications
  • Data

Developer:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: June 2008
Last Updated: 07/07/08

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