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June 14th, 2011

Federal Prevention Announcement this Thursday

On Thursday, June 16th, senior Administration officials will join together to make an important announcement regarding prevention and health promotion. Given the timing and makeup of the event, it is likely—though not certain—that this announcement will be the release of the much-awaited National Prevention Strategy (NPS). The National Prevention Strategy is an extremely important, first-of-its-kind document that lays out a vision for quality prevention and highlights the federal administration’s commitment to moving that vision forward. The NPS will emphasize the interdisciplinary lens that is critical for effective prevention—that every sector has a role to play in promoting health.  It is important that prevention advocates stand together in support of this landmark document. Prevention Institute will be attending the event; we encourage you to consider attending on behalf of your organization.


To attend, please RSVP to this email address (externalaffairs@hhs.gov) with your name, title, organization, email and phone number.
You must RSVP to attend this event.
Senior Administration Officials, including:
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Regina M. Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Robert Velasco, II, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Corporation for National and Community Service
Thursday, June 16, 2011
11:00 am ET
US Department of Agriculture
Jefferson Auditorium
South Building
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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