3 de enero de 2011

Oficina de Prevención de Enfermedades y Promoción de la Salud

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 — Published jointly with the U.S. Department of Agriculture every 5 years since 1980, this publication is the statutorily mandated basis for Federal nutrition education activities. Visit http://www.healthierus.gov/dietaryguidelines/.
  • healthfinder.gov — healthfinder.gov is a gateway Web site linking consumers and professionals to over 6,000 health information resources from the Federal Government and its many partners since 1997. Visit http://www.healthfinder.gov/.
  • Healthy People 2010Healthy People 2010 presents a comprehensive set of disease prevention and health promotion objectives developed to improve the health of all people in the United States during the first decade of the 21st century. Visit http://www.healthypeople.gov/.
  • Healthy People 2010 Health Communication Focus Area — The six objectives in the focus area represent a range of key issues in health communication. They address the diffusion of the Internet to households, the quality of health Web sites, health literacy, provider-patient communication, research and evaluation of communication programs, and Centers of Excellence in health communication. Visit http://www.healthypeople.gov/document/HTML/Volume1/11HealthCom.htm.
  • Healthy People 2020 — ODPHP is developing the next decade's disease prevention and health promotion objectives.  Visit http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/.
  • Luther L. Terry Senior Fellow serves as the Senior Clinical Advisor in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), which is located within the Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Visit http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/projects/LutherTerry.htm for more information.
  • National Health Information Center (NHIC) — This Internet-accessible clearinghouse with a toll-free number provides a central health information referral service for consumers and professionals using a database of more than 1,700 national associations, Government agencies, and other organizations. Visit http://www.health.gov/nhic/ or call 1-800-336-4797.