Stakeholder Call on National Prevention Council Action Plan
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
1:00pm PDT/4:00pm EDT
The National Prevention Strategy Annual Report and related Action Plan cover integrated federal and partner activities in Food Access, Active Living, Transportation and Health, as well as a number of other topics of interest.
The Action Plan to be discussed on the call details the next steps in the federal implementation of the National Prevention Strategy - a comprehensive plan designed to help keep Americans healthy in the first place.
Created by the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council, The National Prevention Strategy is an unprecedented opportunity to shift the nation from a focus on sickness and disease to one based on prevention and wellness. It emphasizes the critical role of multi-sector efforts to advance health, equity, and well-being.
Speaking on the call: Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General with other Nation Prevention Council Representatives, including U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Dial in Number: (888) 517-2458
Participant passcode: 8365938#