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HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell

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Making Health Care Work Better for Everyone

The Affordable Care Act gives us the tools to build a health care system that puts patients at the center.

Learn more about our work to make health care work better.


Latest Blog Posts

Read a blog post about progress HHS has made in combatting antibiotic resistance.
The CARB Task Force, which includes the Departments of Defense and Agriculture, has been working to implement the National Action Plan for over a year now.
Read a blog post about Secretary Burwell’s trip to the 2016 Paralympic Games.
As our Paralympians showed us, with hard work, determination and a great team behind us, we can accomplish so much.

Latest Speeches

September 26, 2016
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell talks to the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization about the need for the varied nations to work together to fight Zika and other emerging diseases.
September 21, 2016
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks at a U.N. General Assembly session about the public health and economic threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria, and what the United States is doing to fight drug resistance and support global efforts.


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