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Winnable Battles Fact Sheet

Overview

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. Each area is a leading cause of illness, injury, disability, or death, and/or represents enormous societal costs. Evidence-based, scalable interventions such as those recommended in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) already exist and can be broadly implemented to fight many of these priority areas.

 

Use the Winnable Battles fact sheet as a handout for presentations or as a stand-alone piece for exhibits, webinars, meetings, and conferences. The fact sheet lists the Winnable Battles focus areas and broad goals for each.

 

Learn more about how Public Health Foundation is helping to promote awareness of CDC’s Winnable Battles.  Public health and other professionals can use resources from PHF's Online Store, courses from TRAIN, and other tools offered through PHF to build the capacity to be successful.

 

Visit the CDC for more information, including an overview PowerPoint presentation, Frequently Asked Questions, and media coverage.

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