Winnable Battles and Focused Targets
"Winnable Battles describe public health priorities where CDC and public health can make significant progress in a relatively short timeframe – generally within one to four years.
A critical part of the Winnable Battles effort is the ability to set clear and actionable targets. From decreasing deaths and injuries due to motor vehicle crashes to reducing the number of healthcare-associated infections and lowering the obesity rates, CDC and its public health partners are working toward measurable progress in these areas."
*Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
In conjunction with CDC, NACCHO promotes the following identified Winnable Battles:
NACCHO has created its own Winnable Battle:
In the Spotlight
CDC has identified HIV prevention as a Winnable Battle. There are more than 1 million people living with HIV in the United States, and more than 50,000 become newly infected each year. Yet as many as one in five Americans living with HIV are unaware of their infection. For more information, facts and resources click here. More »