IPHA is a state affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
APHA is an association of individuals and organizations working to improve the public’s health and to achieve equity in health status for all. It promotes the scientific and professional foundation of public health practices and policy, advocates the conditions for a healthy global society, emphasizes prevention, and enhances the ability of members to promote and protect environmental and community health.
Vision: A healthy global society
Mission: Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status
Healthiest Generation in One Nation
Let’s face it – as a nation we’re not nearly as healthy as we should be. Compared to other developed nations, we’re lagging far behind. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With your help, we can make America the healthiest nation in just one generation.
Want to know more? Visit http://www.generationpublichealth.org to watch the Healthiest Nation in One Generation viral video.
Share the video with your friends and family and encourage them to get involved. America can make this the healthiest nation in one generation. We all have to do our part. What will you do?
Iowa's Affiliate Representative to APHA: Dr. Louise Lex
APHA affiliates are organized geographically into regions. IPHA is part of Region VII which also includes:
Click here to access The Nation's Health, APHA's monthly newletter.