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ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

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...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Moving Your Way

ODPHP is excited to join the Office of Minority Health (OMH) in the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15)! This month we encourage you to consider how you can promote Hispanic and Latino health and well-being through physical activity and other related health behaviors. Physical activity is a key component to maintaining good overall health...

October National Health Observances: Health Literacy, Breast Cancer, and Health Care Quality!

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Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health across the United States. In October we’re raising awareness about health literacy, breast cancer, and health care quality.

Healthy Aging Symposium Sessions Now Available on Demand!

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On September 8 and 9, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health hosted the free virtual 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. If you didn’t attend the symposium and want to see what you missed — or you attended and want to rewatch a session — you can! That’s because all the Healthy Aging Symposium sessions, trainings, and resources are available for free on demand.