Healthy People

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set measurable objectives to improve the health and well-being of people nationwide. At the beginning of every decade, we launch a new iteration of the initiative that addresses the latest public health priorities and challenges. 

Healthy People 2030 is the initiative’s fifth iteration.

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Akron-Summit County Public Library and Healthy People: Prioritizing Educational Opportunities for Community Members

The post describes how Akron-Summit County Public Library, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives under the social determinants of health domain Education Access and Quality.

Newly released: Vital and Health Statistics Series Report on Health Disparities in Healthy People 2020

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Today, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released a report titled “Examining Progress Toward Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities for Healthy People 2020 Objectives Using Three Measures of Overall Disparity.” This report provides the first-ever assessment of health disparities by race and ethnicity across all Healthy People 2020 objectives using multiple measures of health disparities...