Presentation on theme: "Healthy People 2020 Public Health Unit"— Presentation transcript:
1 Healthy People 2020 Public Health Unit Objectives: TSWBAT –Identify the leading public health concerns in the US.Identify the mission of Healthy People 2020.Create a PSA about a Healthy People 2020 objective.
7 Life Expectancy – Average Life Span Where does the US rank vs. the World?CIA: world-factbook/rankorder/2102rank.html
8 About Healthy PeopleProvides science-based, 10 year national objectives for improving the health of all AmericansServes as the foundation for prevention efforts across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).Supports HHS efforts to create a healthier Nation
9 Mission of Healthy People 2020 Identify nationwide health improvement priorities.Increase public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability.Provide measurable objectives and goals that are applicable at the national, State, and local levels.Engage multiple sectors to take actions to strengthen policies and improve practices.Identify critical research, evaluation, and data collection needs.
10 Healthy People 2020 Contains 42 topic areas 600 objectives which encompass 1,200 measuresA smaller set of Healthy People objectives, called Leading Health Indicators, has been selected to communicate high- priority health issuesThe process of selecting the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) was completed by approximately 50 members across the HHS and other Federal departments
11 What do you think are the 12 Leading Health Indicator Topics?
12 Healthy People 2020 Leading Health indicators: Access to health servicesClinical preventive services (includes immunizations and infectious diseases)Environmental healthInjury and violenceMaternal, infant, and child healthMental healthNutrition, physical activity, and obesityOral healthReproductive and sexual health (includes STDS)Social determinantsSubstance abuseTobacco
13 Health DisparitiesHealth disparities refer to differences between groups of people. These differences can affect how frequently a disease affects a group, how many people get sick, or how often the disease causes death.Many different populations are affected by disparities. These include:Racial and ethnic minoritiesResidents of rural areasWomen, children, the elderlyPersons with disabilities
14 HP 2020 ProjectSecretary Burwell has hired you to help promote HP2020.You are now a public health educator:Choose one of the 42 topic areas (see handout)Decide why this topic is a serious public health issue to you and our nationChoose one of the specific objectives under the topic to focus onChoose your target audienceEstablish a campaign (PSA) around this objective that can hopefully change the US life expectancy number in 2020
15 Campaign (PSA) Ideas Rap song / Rock song lyrics Video (commercial, PSA, role playing, etc.)Cartoon stripPoster, bulletin board, billboard, etc.Pamphlet/Flyer/Brochure
16 HP 2020 PSAYou will have two health classes in the IMC to work on your projectProjects may be completed in small groups (2 or 3 students)If your partner is absent BOTH days in the IMC – the partner will now work by themselves…You do not have to be artistic – just CREATIVE!You do NOT have to present the completed project in front of the class; but your project will be on display in room J006