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Healthy People 2020: Breaking down barriers to address social determinants
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Healthy People is in its fourth decade of providing a comprehensive collection of disease prevention and health promotion objectives to guide the nation to better health and well-being. This decade, as Healthy People 2020 places renewed emphasis on the social factors that influence health, it adds to its overarching goals the creation of social and physical environments that promote good health for all and establishes a specific topic area and objectives on social determinants of health. The presenters will provide an overview of Healthy People 2020 and examples of programs in different sectors aimed at improving health by addressing social determinants of health.
Session Objectives: Describe how social determinants of health are delineated in Healthy People 2020.
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Organized by: APHA-Center for Professional Development
Endorsed by: Public Health Social Work
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)