Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Keywords:Accidents, Traffic/Prevention & Control
Cross Infection/Prevention & Control
Health Promotion/United States
HIV Infections/Prevention & Control
Obesity/Prevention & Control
Pregnancy In Adolescence/Prevention & Control
Public Health/United States
Tobacco Use Cessation
Description:To keep pace with emerging public health challenges and to address the leading causes of death and disability, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is focusing on “Winnable Battles.” While not de-emphasizing work in other areas, this is an important effort to achieve measurable impact quickly in targeted areas.
To date, CDC has identified the following areas as key domestic Winnable Battles for improving our nation’s health, based on the scope of the burden and the ability to make significant progress in improving outcomes:Healthcare-associated infections; HIV; motor vehicle injuries; nutrition, physical activity, obestity, and food safety; teen pregnancy; tobacco.
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