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2020 Topics and Goals
Reduce the disease and economic burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) and improve the quality of life for all persons who have, or are at risk for, DM.
- Immunization and Infectious Diseases
Increase immunization rates and reduce preventable infectious diseases.
- Substance Abuse
Reduce substance abuse to protect the health, safety, and quality of life for all, especially children.
Prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and its related illness and death.
- Heart Disease and Stroke
Improve cardiovascular health and quality of life through prevention, detection, and treatment of risk factors for heart attack and stroke; early identification and treatment of heart attacks and strokes; and prevention of repeat cardiovascular events.
- Tobacco Use
Reduce illness, disability, and death related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure.
- Physical Activity
Improve health, fitness, and quality of life through daily physical activity.
- Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Improve mental health through prevention and by ensuring access to appropriate, quality mental health services.
- Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Improve the health and well-being of women, infants, children, and families.
- Injury and Violence Prevention
Prevent unintentional injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences.
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Promote healthy sexual behaviors, strengthen community capacity, and increase access to quality services to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and their complications.
- Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions
Prevent illness and disability related to arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, osteoporosis, and chronic back conditions.
- Adolescent Health
Improve the healthy development, health, safety, and well-being of adolescents and young adults.
- Nutrition and Weight Status
Promote health and reduce chronic disease risk through the consumption of healthful diets and achievement and maintenance of healthy body weights.
Reduce the number of new cancer cases, as well as the illness, disability, and death caused by cancer.
- Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease
Reduce the morbidity and costs associated with, and maintain or enhance the quality of life for, persons with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
- Early and Middle Childhood
Document and track population-based measures of health and well-being for early and middle childhood populations over time in the United States.
- Chronic Kidney Disease
Reduce new cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its complications, disability, death, and economic costs.
- Respiratory Diseases
Promote respiratory health through better prevention, detection, treatment, and education efforts.
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