Progress on Health Improvement and Accreditation: APHA Affiliates Partnering with State and Local Health Departments
Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
National voluntary public health accreditation is designed to establish a standard of governmental public health services available to all residents of the United States. Since its inception, 75 local and state health departments have become accredited impacting over 114 million residents. The CDC and APHA are providing assistance to those seeking accreditation through the funding of grants to 9 APHA Affiliates during 2015. This session will discuss the assistance provided and provide an opportunity to discuss how progress can be made in other areas of the nation.
Session Objectives: Discuss the role of the State Affiliate in Accreditation preparedness
Explore the impact of Affiliate action on State and Local Accreditation readiness
Discuss future opportunities for collaboration between State Affiliates, the CDC and local and state public health agencies
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Organized by: APHA-Council of Affiliates
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Health Administration, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)