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What is Healthy People?

Healthy People is a set of goals and objectives with 10-year targets designed to guide national health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the health of all people in the United States.


Who are the creators?

US Dept of Health and Human services. Released every 10 years.


What are the contents?

Communicate objectives and provide science-based benchmarks to track and monitor health progress in the USA


How is it used?

As a tool for strategic management, its objective and targets is used to measure progress for health issues, and serves as
--foundation for prevention and wellness
--model for measurement at state and local levels





--Attain high quality long lives
--Equity in health among all groups
--Create social and physical environments that promote health
--Promote health and quality of life across all life stages