National Public Health Week is a health awareness campaign organized by the American Public Health Association with the aim of recognizing significant contributions to healthcare, as well as highlighting ways to improve issues relating to public health. This initiative is not just for healthcare workers, but for the general public, and an integrated approach that addresses social, political, environmental, and technological factors, that all affect public health.
The theme for the 2019 National Public Health Week is, “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For Health. Each day this week will address a specific theme affecting public health. You may visit www.nphw.org/nphw-2019 for more information about following daily themes:
Monday – Healthy Communities
Wednesday- Rural Health
Thursday- Technology and Public Health
Friday- Climate Change
Saturday and Sunday- Global Health