The American Public Health Association (APHA), formed in 1872, serves the interests of professionals in the public health field. APHA services include publications, annual meetings, programs for each of 25 special interest fields, low-cost group insurance, awards, and career opportunity listings. APHA activities include setting standards for solving health problems, research, health improvement programs, public awareness campaigns, and legislative action.
The APHA publishes numerous books, monographs, and reports on developments in the public health field. Serial publication: American Journal of Public Health, monthly--articles, public health briefs, book reviews; The Nation's Health (newspaper), monthly--summaries of Federal legislation and agency activities.
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