Past Events

ICYMI: HHS Hosts First-Ever “Food is Medicine” Summit in Washington, D.C.

In recognition of the critical connection between nutrition and the ability for individuals to thrive in their communities, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held the first-ever Food is Medicine Summit on January 31. The event demonstrates federal momentum and commitment to advance the Food is Medicine priority included in the Biden-Harris Administration’s National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition & Health.

ICYMI: The Biden-Harris President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition First Annual Meeting

President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

On June 27, the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition convened in person for its first official meeting, and its newest members were sworn-in by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra. The President’s Council is a federal advisory committee with a mission to improve the nation’s health by educating, engaging, and empowering people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Addressing Healthy People 2030 Diabetes Objectives During the COVID Pandemic Webinar

Healthy People 2030 provides 10-year objectives and targets to improve the health and well-being of the nation. This decade, the Healthy People diabetes topic area includes 9 core and 1 developmental objectives. One objective – Reduce the number of diabetes cases diagnosed yearly – is also a  Leading Health Indicator. On March 23rd the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance hosted a webinar on addressing Healthy People 2030 diabetes objectives during COVID-19.

Join Us at CDC’s Webinar on Healthy People 2030 Target-Setting!

February 26, 2021 | 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EST | Register Now

This Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a webinar on Healthy People 2030 target-setting. Healthy People 2030 addresses public health priorities by setting national health objectives and targets and tracking progress throughout the decade. Communities, states, and organizations across the nation use Healthy People objectives to set their own priorities...