ASTHO is pleased to announce a funding and technical assistance opportunity designed to advance territorial and freely associated state health agency accreditation readiness.
While Congress debates the future of federal funding for Zika preparedness and response, the Zika virus continues to spread. Rising case numbers and new information about long-term consequences of the infection highlight the urgency of mounting a major response.
ASTHO has activated its Incident Command Structure in response to the threat posed by Zika virus. On this site we share updates and resources from state and federal health agencies and their partners.
Resources to help local, state, and territorial health departments have better access to the electronic health record systems in healthcare facilities during outbreaks.
This issue brief from ASTHO overviews the health and quality of life challenges faced by family caregivers employed outside of the home.
ASTHO supports access to quality reproductive health services.
An overview of community health centers and opportunities for public health professionals and community health centers to develop meaningful partnerships.
See the level of funding the president proposes for major public health initiatives.
Integration Success Stories
from states and territories
Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
See the Slide Decks Used at the ASTHO Annual Meeting
One of the many thought-provoking slides presented at the 2016 ASTHO Annual Meeting from Edward Ehlinger depicts the connections needed for a Health in All Policies approach.
Leading Health Systems Change—Perspectives from Federal, State, and Territorial Officials
The final session of ASTHO’s Annual Meeting last week (Sept. 21-22) focused on “leading health systems change” and featured a panel representing leaders at the federal, state, local, and territorial levels.
What Does a Health in All Policies Approach to Advance Health Equity Look Like in Practice?
Following welcoming remarks at ASTHO's annual meeting Sept. 21, Gov. Mark Dayton (MN) spoke about his state’s work to improve the health and lives of Minnesotans, as well as looking at decisions through a health lens. A panel session featuring several of his cabinet secretaries followed, facilitated by Dr. Edward Ehlinger, ASTHO’s 2015-2016 president and commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health. .
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