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Indicators that may Enhance Community Health

Indicators that may Enhance Community Health
Inside any type of community there are many indicators of health, but now I am going to focus only in five of them. The proper good health of communities it is a very strong matter for governments and society in general. This indicators are important because gives us objectives, data, and resources to guide us in what are the mains community problems when we talk about health. The five indicators that I am going to discuss are: access to health services, physical activities, nutrition and weight status, sexual transmitted diseases, and immunization and infectious diseases. The government program that control and give us all this information is Healthy People 2020.
Healthy people 2020 it is a result of others healthy people programs that were focused on preventing and promoting health. What they do is monitoring and gives points of reference about Americans health progress in United State. All this is based on scientific 10 years research. Their mission is to identify the most important needs in critical evaluation, collection of data and research. Detect the priorities to improve the health in our nation, and intent to make the people understand and be aware of what causing disabilities, diseases and what promotes health. Their mainly goal is promote, attain and achieve a very high quality of health for every group of people and prevent injuries, diseases, and death in a premature events.
The first indicator that we are going to explain is the access to health services. This is very important because everybody need to have access to health care in hospitals, primary doctors, specialist, etc. The possibility of having access to any type of care that you need impact in the social, men...

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