Federal and state governments should support research that identifies the effects of health-promoting behaviors on public health.
Officials at all levels of government should help people fulfill their personal responsibility to protect their health by taking advantage of health-education opportunities and affordable and appro
All levels of government should fund public health workforce development, including strategies to ensure workforce diversity.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Policymakers should encourage and promote maximum participation in the electoral process.
National prevention and health-promotion outreach and education campaigns should be developed and implemented by federal, state, and local governments, along with private-sector partners.
Governments should fund efforts to promote evidence-based health-education opportunities.
The public and private sectors should prioritize consumer and family caregiver engagement and support in health care in all settings, including care provided in home settings.
Policymakers and the private sector should encourage and empower individuals to maintain and, where possible, improve their health.
Government bodies and the private sector should fund provider education and training on consumer and family caregiver engagement. Training should: