As an affiliate of the American Public Health Association, the Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA) provides a forum for the professional enrichment of over 1000 dedicated public health practitioners. We hope you will find this site a useful professional tool as well as a great networking opportunity.
Originally founded in 1939, OPHA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of good public health in Oklahoma through education, practice and advocacy.
Members are also needed to serve on various committees. To get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OPHA can now access national issues of importance as a member of the APHA Online Community.
Updates from APHA...
APHA Gun Violence Prevention Policy Statements
Specific language is recommended to effectively illustrate the APHA Affiliate relationship and should be used in all communications. Also, the guidelines address the appropriate usage of the APHA Affiliate logo and how to request specific logos for different purposes (e.g. different colors or for logos suited for printing purposes.)
CDC has released two new online resources:
The FDA's Office of Women's Health has a new version of Using Medicines Wisely for self-advocates & women with vision issues! You can also view 2 webinars about this topic specifically for Increasing Access to Info for Women with Intellectual Disabilities and Women with Vision Issues
Check out this inclusive Public Health is for Everyone toolkit!
Partnership for Prevention's ActionQuit initiative has released a new guide, "Help Your Patients Quit Tobacco Use: An Implementation Guide for the Armed Force"