Healthy People 2020 Webinar on Blood Disorders is August 28

August 13, 2013Healthy People 2020 will host a special webinar on “The Impact of Systems Improvements: A Progress Review Webinar on Healthcare-Associated Infections & Blood Disorders and Blood Safety” on Wednesday, August 28, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.

Dr. Howard Koh

Join HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard Koh, and experts from the field on Wednesday, August 28 at 1:30 PM to learn about the progress of select Healthy People 2020 objectives in the Healthcare-Associated Infections & Blood Disorders and Blood Safety Topic Areas.

In addition to Dr. Koh, presenters include:

• Dr. Irma E. Arispe, Director, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Associate Director, National Center for Health Statistics

• Dr. Don Wright, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

• Dr. George Mensah, MD, Special Advisor, Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

• Dr. Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH, Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health, Health Resources and Services Administration

This webinar series focuses on crosscutting themes, collaborations that lead to success, and challenges to achieve Healthy People 2020 targets.

You may register for the webinar by clicking here.

Healthy People 2020 is a federal initiative which provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:

  • Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors.
  • Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions.
  • Measure the impact of prevention activities

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