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Federal Interagency Workgroup

Within the Federal Government, a Federal Interagency Workgroup (FIW) led the Healthy People 2020 development effort. The FIW members include representatives from U.S. Department of Health and Human Service agencies and offices as well as:

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of Transportation 
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The FIW drew on the diverse backgrounds and expertise of its member agencies, lessons learned from past Healthy People efforts, broad-based public comment, and the work of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020.