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  • State Public Health Departments

    A state health department is the governing entity with statewide primary statutory authority to promote and protect the public's health and prevent disease in humans. >>

  • Tribal Public Health Departments

    

    For accreditation purposes, a Tribal health department is a federally recognized Tribal government, Tribal organization, or inter-Tribal consortium, as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. >>

  • Local Public Health Departments

    

    A local health department is the governmental body serving a jurisdiction or group of jurisdictions geographically smaller than a state, and recognized as having primary statutory authority to promote and protect the public's health and prevent disease in humans. >>


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The Public Health Accreditation Board is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments.

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margaret searing

In Plattsburgh, NY, Accreditation’s Impact Runs Deep

By Margaret C. Searing

We recently received PHAB’s invitation to provide an “Accreditation Works”
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Mary E. Kirk

Underscoring the Value of a Collaborative CHA Process

By Mary E. Kirk

DuPage County Health Department in
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Colligan

Bottom Line: “Accreditation Truly Does Work!”

By Rebecca Murphy Colligan

June 18, 2014 was a very special day for the Madison County Health
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