Overview of public health and community health issues; discussion of public health and community health in the context of the health system and its major components; exploration of key public (national, Texas-based, and local diseases) health concerns.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) champions the health of all people and all communities. We are the only organization that combines a 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence policy to improve the public's health.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists. Its mission is to advance the science and practice of infection prevention and control.
The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) is a worldwide professional society representing and serving the broad field of public health internationally to make a difference in the health of the people in today's globalized world.
Health Policy and Evidence-Based Practice Resources
A collection of evidence-based recommendations and findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) of the CDC. CPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations about the effectiveness and economic impact of public health programs, services, and other interventions used in real world settings.
The Rural Health Information Hub is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. It provides resources and tools to help learn about rural health needs and work to address them.