Healthy People 2010 Objectives
sak2 at cdc.gov
Wed Sep 17 10:57:00 PDT 1997
Hello. The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
has developed a timeline, framework, and criteria for objectives
for the development of national health objectives for the year 2010
(Healthy People 2010.) A guide entitled "Developing Objectives
for Healthy People 2010" recently has been released which includes
background on the Healthy People initiative and ways the public can
help develop objectives. Proposed objectives and comments on the
proposed structure may be submitted through December 15, 1997.
Electronic copies of the Guide and information about the Healthy
People initiative as well as many publications relating to it are
available electronically on the Healthy People Home Pages--
http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/pubs/hp2000 (this is for Healthy
People 2000) and
http://web.health.gov/healthypeople (this is for Healthy People 2010)
Hard copies of "Developing Objectives for Healthy People 2010" are
for sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, stock #017-001-00530-4;
the price is $18, which includes shipping and handling. All orders must
be prepaid. To order, call (202)512-1800; FAX (202) 512-2250; or send
orders to--Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh,
For further information please contact the Office of Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion whose address is listed below in the Federal
Register notice requesting comments on the Year 2010 objectives.
Public Health Nutritionist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
sak2 at cdc.gov
(Note: this is the first portion of the notice only)
FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2010
AGENCY: DHHS/OS/Office of Public Health and Science, Office of
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
ACTION: Call for (1) comments on the proposed structure for
Healthy People 2010 national health objectives for the year 2010
and (2) proposed objectives.
SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services is
soliciting comments on the proposed structure for Healthy People
2010, the third set of decade-long national health promotion and
disease prevention objectives. The Department is also soliciting
proposed objectives for 2010. Guidance for comments is provided
in the DHHS publication Developing Objectives for 2010. During the
fall of 1997, individuals and organizations are encouraged to submit
(1) comments on the proposed framework envisioned for 2010 (see
Appendix to this Notice) and/or (2) objectives for 2010. In the fall of
1998, a draft document of Healthy People 2010 objectives will be
made available for public review and comment.
DATES: The comment and submission period is September 15
through December 15, 1997.
ADDRESSES: By mail, comments postmarked no later than
December 15 can be submitted to--
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Attention:
Healthy People 2010 Objectives, Department of Health and
Human Services, Room 738-G Hubert H. Humphrey Building,
200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201.
Comments sent by courier service will be accepted until 5 p.m.
EST on December 15. Comments may also be submitted
electronically through the Healthy People Home Page--
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion, Room 738-G Hubert H.
Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington,
D.C. 20201, (202) 205-8583.
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