Other Resources for Completing Health Assessments
The following national organizations offer resources and technical support to communities completing community health assessments:
- American Public Health Association
Represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.
- Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Tracks, evaluates, and advises public health agencies and professionals on the impact and formation of public or private health policy and provides guidance and technical assistance. Houses many accreditation and performance materials for states.
- Indian Health Service
Ensures that comprehensive, culturally acceptable personal and public health services are available and accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native people.
- National Association of County and City Health Officials
NACCHO’s Public Health Infrastructure and Systems website has many resources on community health assessment and improvement planning, accreditation preparedness, and quality/performance improvement. Additional materials can also be found at the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan Resource Center.
- National Indian Health Board
Partnered with the Public Health Accreditation Board to explore tribal public health department accreditation and lists Tribal Public Health Accreditation Project resources.
- National Network of Public Health Institutes
The Community Health Improvement page has resources for community health assessment and improvement planning.
- Public Health Accreditation Board
Promotes and protects the public’s health by advancing the quality and performance of all public health departments in the US through national public health department accreditation.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Focuses on a stronger public health system that builds evidence for what works, collaborates with policy-makers, business, education, health care, and community organizations.
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