Healthy People Consortium Meeting
"Implementing Healthy People 2010"
November 11, 2000

Summary of Breakout Group Discussion Concerning:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Healthy People 2010 Brief Overview and History of STD Focus Area

The IOM Report (1996) changed the strategic direction for STD prevention and treatment. It had an impact in how the Healthy People 2010 STD focus area was developed. The major strategies of the IOM Report included:

The STD objectives focus on Bacterial STD Illness and Disability, Viral STD Illness and Disability, STD Complications Affecting Females, STD Complications Affecting the Fetus and Newborn, Personal Behaviors, Community Protection Infrastructure, and Personal Health Services.

Healthy People 2010: Two Examples of Implementation


Discussion: Implementing Healthy People 2010 STD Objectives

How do you suggest we work with local community groups in implementing the Healthy People 2010 objectives?

What can we do to support the elimination of health disparities among racial and ethnic population groups?

How do we measure progress of Healthy People 2010 in the future? And what is progress?

How can we work more effectively with the media in implementing the Healthy People 2010 objectives?

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