The Surgeon General's call to action to improve the health and wellness of persons with disabilities

This Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities emphasizes the centrality of health to the quality of our lives. Developed by the Surgeon General in collaboration with the Department's Office on Disability, it describes the particular c...

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Corporate Author: United States Public Health Service
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Rockville, MD U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, Office of the Surgeon General 2005, 2005
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245 0 0 |a The Surgeon General's call to action to improve the health and wellness of persons with disabilities  |h Elektronische Ressource 
246 3 1 |a Call to action 
246 3 1 |a Call to action to improve the health and wellness of persons with disabilities 
260 |a Rockville, MD  |b U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, Office of the Surgeon General  |c 2005, 2005 
300 |a vi, 46 p.  |b ill 
505 0 |a I. Introduction -- II. Understanding disability -- III. Health and wellness for persons with disabilities today -- IV. Vision for the future -- V. Advancing the call nationwide -- VI. The Call to Action at-a-glance -- VII. Appendices 
505 0 |a Includes bibliographical references 
653 |a Health Policy / https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006291 
653 |a National Health Programs / https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009313 
653 |a Health Promotion / https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006293 
653 |a Disabled Persons / https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006233 
653 |a United States / https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014481 
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500 |a Title from PDF title screen (viewed Oct. 28, 2005). - Mode of access: Internet from the Surgeon General's web site. Address as of 1/14/09: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/disabilities/calltoaction/calltoaction.pdf; current access available via PURL. 
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520 |a This Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities emphasizes the centrality of health to the quality of our lives. Developed by the Surgeon General in collaboration with the Department's Office on Disability, it describes the particular challenges to health and wellbeing faced by persons of all ages with disabilities. It places their health squarely among the public health issues at the forefront of research, service delivery, financing, training and education and health care policy today. It also builds upon the Nation's efforts to promote wellness and disease prevention in all persons, including those with disabilities, as called for in the President's HealthierUS Initiative