To ensure consensus surrounding the nation's health agenda for the next decade, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services began a consultation process with the public health community, businesses, private and voluntary organizations, States and localities. In 1998, a draft of proposed objectives was made available for public comments, and comments were accepted via the Internet, by mail, and at regional meetings. All these comments are available on this web site. Comments on the the process of developing new objectives and the proposed Healthy People 2010 framework that were received in 1997 are also available. You can also read the draft document, Healthy People 2010 Objectives: Draft for Public Comment, online.
|1998 Public Comment
|Public comments on the draft objectives
|Public Hearings and Regional Meetings (testimony and critical issue discussion summaries)
|Healthy People Consortium Meeting, November 12-13, 1998
|Summaries of the 26 focus areas and 6 select population breakout sessions from the Healthy People Consortium Meeting
|Help promote the Healthy People 2010 initiative by linking to this web site, in your newsletter, or through slide presentations.
1997 Public Comment
|Comments on Developing Objectives for Healthy People 2010
|Developing Objectives for Healthy People 2010 (read the document)
Fact Sheet 1999 Activities
State Action Consortium Healthy People 2000 Secretary's Council
2010 Development 2010 Home
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