In 2010, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified 6 focus areas termed Winnable Battles, in which concerted effort could lead to substantial health improvement in a short time.1 Teams selected a limited set of strategies that could enable rapid progress, established ambitious targets, aligned efforts within the CDC, and worked with federal and other partners to leverage each entity’s capacity.
Frieden TR, Ethier K, Schuchat A. Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative. JAMA. 2017;317(9):903–904. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0436
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