APHA 2020 Theme - Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence
The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) is an organization that gives a voice to public health matters and provides opportunities to partner, create new vision, and be an instrument affecting the health status for citizens all across the state. It is a conduit to bring together persons interested in public health for the purpose of fostering a better understanding of public health problems and practices and to facilitate the interchange of ideas relating to methods for solutions of these problems. NDPHA aids in the promotion of state and local legislation in the interest of public health with particular focus on the interrelationship between health and quality of life.
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National Public Health Week is fast approaching and this year, we will be celebrating 25 years of National Public Health Weeks! How will your agency be celebrating and promoting this years NPHW and the daily themes?
NPHW 2020's Daily Themes
Monday: Mental Health — advocate for and promote emotional well-being
Tuesday: Maternal and Child Health — ensure the health of mother and babies throughout the lifespan
Wednesday: Violence Prevention — reduce personal and community violence to improve health
Thursday: Environmental Health — help protect and maintain a healthy planet
Friday: Education — advocate for quality education and schools
Saturday: Healthy Housing — ensure access to affordable and safe housing
Sunday: Economics — advocate for economic empowerment as the key to a healthy life
To learn more about National Public Health Week and the weeks daily themes visit: http://www.nphw.org/nphw-2020
Relationship with the American Public Health Association
North Dakota Public Health Association is an affiliated association of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Since 1918, we have collaborated with APHA to grow stronger as organizations, to share expertise, influence, and resources, and to advocate for common priorities at the local, state, and federal levels.
APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They strengthen the profession of public health, promote best practices and share the latest public health research and information. APHA is the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.