Healthy People Partnership Stories

May Is Older Americans Month: Elder Abuse Is a Social Determinant of Health

By Andy Mao, National Elder Justice Coordinator, U.S. Department of Justice This guest post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity...

Big Cities Health Coalition and Healthy People: Making Data Accessible to Urban Health Departments

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) formed in 2002 with the goal of giving large urban health departments a forum to share strategies and best practices. Its mission is “advancing equity and health for present and future generations.” BCHC is a close collaborator of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), an organization previously highlighted in the Healthy People in Action series.

National Association of County and City Health Officials: Helping Local Public Health Agencies Use Healthy People

As the national nonprofit organization that represents local public health departments, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) plays an important role in improving health and advancing health equity nationwide. And by teaming up with Healthy People 2030, NACCHO is demonstrating just how important local health departments are to achieving national health objectives.

The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance and Healthy People: Putting Diabetes on the National Agenda

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 34 million adults in the United States have diabetes — and many of them don’t know they have it. The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance (DAA) is working to change that.