APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a nearly 150-year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
Our MissionImprove the health of the public and achieve equity in health status
Our VisionCreate the healthiest nation in one generation
Our ValuesOur values reflect the beliefs of our members from all disciplines of public health and over 40 countries.
Our strategic plan Strategic plan summary