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Healthy People 2010 Toolkit

A Field Guide to Health Planning

Public Health Foundation, Washington, DC

Developed by the Public Health Foundation, under contract with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of Public Health and Science, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

First Printing, August 1999
Second Printing, February 2002

Initially, the revised Toolkit is available only in PDF format.  You may download the complete document in one file or individual sections below.  An accessible version of the document is in preparation.

To order a printed copy, contact the PHF Bookstore, or 1-877-252-1200, for same price, $39.95 plus $5.50 shipping. (Item No. RM-005.) It is in a more compact, spiral bound format, rather than a three-ring binder.

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Front Matter

Title Page
Table of Contents
Explanation and Overview of the Toolkit

Action Areas 

Building the Foundation:  Leadership and Structure
Identifying and Securing Resources
Identifying and Engaging Community Partners
Setting Health Priorities and Establishing Objectives
Obtaining Baseline Measures, Setting Targets, and Measuring Progress
Managing and Sustaining the Process
Communicating Health Goals and Objectives

Appendices [Please send updates to]

A. Resources
B. Healthy People State, Territorial, and Tribal Action Contacts
C. State and National Healthy People Web Sites

Additional Contacts

HHS Regional Offices
Healthy People 2010 Focus Area Coordinators

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