Topic Areas at a Glance

The Topic Areas of Healthy People 2020 identify and group objectives of related content, highlighting specific issues and populations. Each Topic Area is assigned to one or more lead agencies within the federal government that is responsible for developing, tracking monitoring, and periodically reporting on objectives.

Topic Areas

  1. Access to Health Services
  2. Adolescent Health
  3. Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Chronic Back
  4. Blood Disorders and Blood Safety
  5. Cancer
  6. Chronic Kidney Disease
  7. Dementias, Including Alzheimer’s Disease
  8. Diabetes
  9. Disability and Health
  10. Early and Middle Childhood
  11. Educational and Community-Based Programs
  12. Environmental Health
  13. Family Planning
  14. Food Safety
  15. Genomics
  16. Global Health
  17. Healthcare-Associated Infections
  18. Health Communication and Health Information Technology
  19. Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being
  1. Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders
  2. Heart Disease and Stroke
  3. HIV
  4. Immunization and Infectious Disease
  5. Injury and Violence Prevention
  6. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
  7. Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
  8. Medical Product Safety
  9. Mental Health and Mental Disorders
  10. Nutrition and Weight Status
  11. Occupational Health
  12. Older Adults
  13. Oral Health
  14. Physical Activity
  15. Preparedness
  16. Public Health Infrastructure
  17. Respiratory Diseases
  18. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  19. Sleep Health
  20. Social Determinants of Health
  21. Substance Abuse
  22. Tobacco Use
  23. Vision