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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.

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Who are the creators?

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

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What are the contents?

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

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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

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Mission

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Goals

--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