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Appendix 1—Evolution of Healthy People Over Four Decades

1990 Health Objectives Healthy People 2000 Healthy People 2010 Healthy People 2020 (Proposed)

Categories

  • Preventive Services
  • Health Protection
  • Health Promotion

Enabling Goals

  • Preventive Services
  • Health Protection
  • Health Promotion
  • Data and Surveillance

Enabling Goals

  • Promote healthy behaviors
  • Protect health
  • Assure access to quality health care
  • Strengthen community prevention

Mission

To improve health through policy and practice, Healthy People will:

  • 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 can be used at the national, state, and federal levels;
  • Identify critical research and data collection needs

 

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Last revised: October 19, 2010