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National Prevention Strategy (National Prevention Council, 2011)
On June 16, 2011, the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council announced the release of the National Prevention Strategy, a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life. Go to the webpage for this plan at http://www.healthcare.gov/prevention/nphpphc/strategy/index.html, and review the four broad strategic directions and seven priority areas of the Strategy. Develop a one-page “statement” that describes your own personal reactions to how this strategy is attempting to improve the health of Americans. What surprises you when you read it? What are the strengths and limitations of the strategy? What is left out?