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Healthy People Initiative

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Learn about 2020 topics, goals, and objectives, and how you can get involved, show support, and stay up-to-date.

Review Date: December 23, 2012

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Healthy People State Coordinators

For information or to get involved with Healthy People efforts in your state or territory, contact your Healthy People State Coordinator.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Healthy People State Plans

Many States use Healthy People as a guide to improving health. Find state plans and reports based on objectives and targets from Healthy People 2010 and 2020.

Review Date: November 26, 2014

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Cancer Trends Progress Report:: Prevention

Choosing the right health behaviors and preventing exposure to certain environmental risk factors can help prevent the development of cancer. For this reason, it is important to follow national trends data to monitor the reduction of these risk factors.

Review Date: October 25, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Healthy People Health Communication and Health IT Topic Area

Learn how health communication strategies and health information technology (IT) is being used to improve the health of all Americans. Find reports and related resources to see how the Nation is working to achieve Healthy People goals.

Review Date: June 07, 2011

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services