Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

Statewide Initiatives

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Strategic Plan 2010-2013

Goal 1: Policy & Environmental Change

Advocate for policy and environmental change that support healthy food choices and physical activity in order to achieve or maintain a healthy weight.

Goal 2: Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitor rates of obesity and related health indicators for planning, evaluation, and dissemination.

Goal 3: Health Education & Awareness

Collaborate and organize individuals, families, schools, worksites and communities to create opportunities that promote healthy lifestyles and healthy weight.

Goal 4: Health Care Continuum

Coordinate with health systems, providers and payers in the recognition, prevention and management of overweight or obesity according to best practices, standards of care, and established protocols.

Goal 5: Capacity Building

Develop strategies to strengthen statewide, regional, and local infrastructure to promote coordination among private and public partners across the state.