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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Healthy People 2030 Seeks Public Input on Proposed New Objectives

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HHS is seeking written comments on 3 proposed new objectives for Healthy People 2030. HHS invites members of the public — both individuals and organizations — to provide comments about the objectives for HHS to consider. These would be the first new objectives added to Healthy People 2030 since its launch in August 2020.

Diabetes Is Not Just An Outcome

Diabetes is not just an outcome. Rather, it is a condition that also contributes to, and is impacted by, myriad conditions — physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and economic. The scale of the problem and the pace with which diabetes is becoming more prevalent across the United States means that everyone, in all sectors of society, must take note and act with greater urgency.

Newly Released: Healthy People 2020 Final Review Progress by Population Group

Today, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released the Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) Final Review Progress by Population Group analysis. The analysis is the next component in the HP2020 Final Review suite of products being released on a rolling basis. This analysis provides the final progress status by population group for a subset of the 1,111 measurable objectives that have data available for any of six broad population characteristics: sex, race and ethnicity, educational attainment, family income, disability status, and geographic location...