Friday, February 15, 2008

Developing the Framework for Healthy People 2020

Now Is the Time to Make a Difference
March 17, 2008 – Atlanta, GA

Public Comment Meeting

This will be the first in a series of public meetings held across the country to obtain perspectives on the framework used to organize Healthy People 2020 objectives. Public comment on specific objectives will be sought in 2009.*

This meeting targets HHS region III and IV participants. Four more meetings will be held in spring 2008 across the country and will target participants from the remaining eight HHS regions. A final meeting is planned in the Washington, DC area.

REGISTRATION: There is no registration cost.**
Online registration is now open at

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? All are welcome.

Individuals from diverse sectors, including:

· State and local government
· Community-based organizations
· Academia
· Advocacy groups
· Businesses
· Faith-based organizations
· Health care
· Federal government
· Non-profit and/or volunteer organizations
· Those interested in improving disease prevention and health promotion efforts for the nation

MORE INFORMATION/QUESTIONS: For further details about the agenda, venue, and other regional meetings, visit, or e-mail with any questions.

*The public will also have opportunities to provide comments for the development of Healthy People 2020 through the Internet at
** Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.


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