Healthy People 2000

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A US Public Health Service report published in 1990 that set out some specific goals and targets to be achieved by 2000, using health-promotion and disease-prevention strategies and tactics. The document outlined the roles and responsibilities of government agencies, the health sector, industry and other sectors of society, and individuals. It was adapted in modified form by public health leaders in other nations.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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