The Presidency and Public Health

With a new president to take office in January, a number of organizations have published guidance documents on public health issues. Trust for America’s Health released the Blueprint for a Healthier America at the National Press Club.

The event also featured a series of other presidential transition documents, including:

Advancing the Health of Communities and Populations: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care (National Academy of Medicine)

The Department of Health and Human Services as the Nation’s Chief Health Strategist (Public Health Leadership Forum)

Recommendations to Achieve Public Health 3.0 (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health)

Active Transportation Agenda for the Next President’s Administration (Partnership for Active Transportation)

Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System (American Public Health Association)

Blueprint for Children: How the Next President Can Build a Foundation for a Healthy Future (American Academy of Pediatrics)