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Healthy People 2010 offers a simple but powerful idea: provide health
objectives in a format that enables diverse groups to combine their
efforts and work as a team. It is a road map to better health for all
and can be used by many different people, States, communities,
professional organizations, and groups to improve health. The initiative
has partners from all sectors.
Agencies HHS and other Federal agencies serve as coordinators for specific
focus areas of Healthy People 2010.
The Healthy People Consortium consists of more than 400 national
membership organizations, all State and Territorial health
departments, and key national associations of State health officials
working to advance health.
HHS has signed memorandums of
understanding (MOUs) for strategic partnerships with
non-federal organizations to help achieve the goals of
Healthy People 2010