Public Health Priorities

Overarching Priorities

APHA is a diverse community of public health professionals who champion the health of all people and all communities. Our activities are guided by three overarching priority areas:

2017 Advocacy Priorities

Take action on APHA's advocacy priorities


    APHA also has the flexibility to act, when appropriate, on other pressing public health issues that may not easily be categorized under the three overarching priority areas or that fall outside of our yearly legislative priorities.

    To find out more about we're doing, visit our Advocacy Activities page.