APHA Affiliation The
American Public Health Association
(APHA) is the primary voice for public health advocacy, leading the way to protect all Americans and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and striving to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States. APHA represents a broad array of health providers, educators, environmentalists, policy-makers and health officials.
Link to the APHA News Room. Here you'll find statements on current news, legislation and APHA activities, as well as new research findings from the American Journal of Public Health, recent news coverage of APHA and more.
APHA, in coordination with its members and state affiliates, works with key decision-makers to shape public policy to address today's ongoing public health concerns such as ensuring access to care, protecting funding for core public health programs and services and eliminating health disparities. APHA is also working to address emerging public health issues including pandemic flu preparedness, children's health, access to care, environmental health, managed care, public health infrastructure, disease control, health disparities, bioterrorism, international health and tobacco control.
Save the Date for the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting - October 28-November 2! RSVP here to let us know you plan on attending! APHA Affiliate Representative:
Serves as WPHA’s delegate to the Governing Council of APHA and as the primary contact between APHA and WPHA.