Healthy Alaskans 2010
Healthy Alaskans 2010 is a comprehensive set of state health objectives for the decade. A planning process involving participants from across the state worked together to develop a set of goals and select indicators and targets for those indicators. Healthy Alaskans is a public health document that is part strategic plan and will be used over the decade to track changes in the health status of Alaskans and serve as a framework for health policy development.
The overarching goals of Healthy Alaskans 2010 are to increase the quality and years of healthy life for all Alaskans and to eliminate health disparities.
- The Healthy Alaskans 2010 report has information about a select number of indicators.
- For more information about the Health Alaskans project, please visit the Healthy Alaskans 2010 website.
Healthy Alaskans 2010 health objectives are organized into 3 broad categories and 26 problem specific chapters. The categories and chapters are:
- Chapter 1: Physical Activity
- Chapter 2: Nutrition and Overweight
- Chapter 3: Tobacco Use
- Chapter 4: Substance Abuse
- Chapter 5: Mental Health
- Chapter 6: Educational and Community-based Programs
- Chapter 7: Health Communication
- Chapter 8: Injury Prevention
- Chapter 9: Violence and Abuse Prevention
- Chapter 10: Occupational Safety and Health
- Chapter 11: Environmental Health
- Chapter 12: Food Safety
- Chapter 13: Oral Health
- Chapter 14: Vision and Hearing
Preventive Services and Access to Health Care
- Chapter 15: Access to Quality Health Care
- Chapter 16: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
- Chapter 17: Family Planning
- Chapter 18: Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
- Chapter 19: HIV Infection and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Chapter 20: Arthritis and Osteoporosis
- Chapter 21: Heart Disease and Stroke
- Chapter 22: Cancer
- Chapter 23: Diabetes
- Chapter 24: Respiratory Diseases
- Chapter 25: Disability and Secondary Conditions