1.What is the mission of Health People 2020? What is the mission of Health People 2020? The mission of Healthy People 2020 is to identify nationwide health improvement priorities, increase public awareness, provide measurable goals and objectives, strengthen policies, improve practices, and identify critical research, evaluation, and data collection needs.
2.List five new topic areas for Healthy People 2020? Global Health, Preparedness, Sleep Health, Early and Middle Childhood, Blood Disorders and safety
3.Select one topic area from Healthy People 2020. What is the goal of the topic? What is one objective of the topic? Why is this topic and objective important? I choose respiratory diseases. The goal of this topic is to promote better health through prevention, education, treatment, and detection. One objective is to reduce asthma deaths. This one is important to me because I have a young child with asthma. Overall it is important because reducing preventable deaths is something we should all care about.
4.What part of the website did you find most useful? I found the Implementing Healthy People to be most useful to me.
5.What resources located on this website would you consider using in the future? I would consider using the state plans resource in the future.
6.Which part of the website did you find to be the most interesting? I found the topic area to be the most interesting.