The 2016 challenge calls upon states and territories to: (1) expand their understanding of what creates health, (2) implement a Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach with health equity as the goal, and (3) strengthen community capacity to create their own healthy future.
Funding opportunity: This learning collaborative will foster partnerships and improve workforce development practices.
States will continue ongoing efforts to curb prescription opioid and heroin abuse, and will also direct attention to improving water systems, advancing health equity, and increasing access to public health and healthcare services.
The text of the FY16 omnibus appropriations package was released Dec. 16. See the federal funding levels for public health issues.
A look at key public health activities addressed by state legislatures in 2015 as tracked and analyzed by our state health policy team.
This report presents data collected from the five territories and freely associated states that responded to the 2012 ASTHO Profile Survey.
A new ASTHO companion report describes how states can use the spectrum of prevention to address neonatal abstinence syndrome.
ASTHO interviewed eight of the 11 SIM testing states to understand the role that state public health would play in the states' healthcare innovation plans and composed this issue brief on the major themes.
A toolkit to help state and territorial health agencies enhance their climate readiness, program by program.
Integration Success Stories
from states and territories
Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
CDC Releases 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness
CDC strategically invests in public health preparedness in an effort to improve federal, state, and local public health agencies’ ability to prepare for and respond to all types of public health threats.
State Health Agencies Prep for Zika
As Zika news grips the U.S. public, state health agencies have been preparing for weeks.
Why Blood Alcohol Concentration Testing and Reporting Is So Important
BAC testing and reporting has become very important in helping states, NHTSA, and safety partners understand the underlying factors of fatalities related to alcohol-impaired driving crashes and design solutions on local, state, and federal levels.
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