Release of Vision for a Healthier America

11/01/2016 - Trust for America's Health released a report on October 19 entitled "Vision for a Healthier America 2016: Policy and Priorities for the Next Administration and Congress."

The Academy signed onto the report urging the next President and the 115th Congress to invest in evidence-based strategies to improve the health of all Americans through specific policy recommendations.

The 186-page report is divided into three sections: prioritizing wide-scale implementation of the most effective approaches for improving health in communities around the country, a public health and healthcare system prepared for emergencies and prioritizing major health topics.

Trust for America's Health is a "non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority."