ERIC Number: ED345870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Children 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives Related to Mothers, Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Youth.
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
This document is a compendium of approximately 170 national health promotion and disease prevention objectives affecting mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and youth. It offers a vision characterized by reductions of preventable death and disability, enhanced quality of life, and reduced disparities in the health status of the populations in our society. The introduction to the document reviews the health status of Americans according to age group. Subsequent text discusses health objectives relating to: (1) physical activity and fitness; (2) nutrition; (3) tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs; (4) family planning; (5) mental health; (6) violent and abusive behavior; (7) educational and community-based programs; (8) unintentional injuries; (9) environmental health; (10) oral health; (11) maternal and infant health; (12) cancer; (13) diabetes and chronic disabling conditions; (14) HIV infection; (15) sexually transmitted diseases; (16) immunization and infectious diseases; and (17) clinical preventive services. Chapters typically describe objectives relating to health status, risk reduction, and services and protection. Chapters also outline research needs and list references. (BC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.