Healthy People

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Disability and Health Report

Laws and policies can help communities increase access to care and improve health for people with disabilities while supporting achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020. The newest report, The Role of Law and Health Policy in Achieving Healthy People’s Disability and Health Goals Around Access to Care, Activities Promoting Health and Wellness, Independent Living and Participation, and Collecting Data in the United States, is the second in a series of reports that highlights the practical application of law and policy to improve health across the nation...

POSTPONED: Healthy People 2030 Launch Event

POSTPONED – Due to an abundance of caution and in accordance with the national emergency declaration concerning COVID-19, the Healthy People 2030 launch event has been postponed. Please sign up for email updates to receive notification when the event is rescheduled. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will unveil the latest edition of Healthy People! The event is at the George Washington University, and you can attend in person or via webcast...

Open Fellowship Opportunities in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Are you a recent graduate interested in health promotion, physical activity, or health policy? The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking applicants for three Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) fellowship opportunities. • Health Policy Fellowships – The Community Strategies Division seeks two participants with a background in public health and health policy to be involved in the Healthy People initiative...