News & Announcements

Learn about new ODPHP trainings and initiatives, stay current on our programs and projects, and read stories from the field showing our national policies at work.

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.

This month’s featured LHI topic is Clinical Preventive Services.…

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is fortunate to have an active health literacy workgroup that represents over a dozen agencies. Its mission is to advance health literacy across our department. HHS currently defines health literacy as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions.…

Now Open: Registration for the Third Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its third meeting October 24 and 25 in Washington, D.C. The meeting will be available to attend in-person or view by webcast. Register for the third meeting now.

Please note: Registration for in-person attendance closes on Friday, October 18, at 5:00PM EDT.…