Purpose

The purpose of the Maine Public Health Association is to foster, expand, improve, and recognize efforts to better the health of all people in Maine through health promotion and protection, disease prevention, and public policy. MPHA implements the following strategies to achieve its mission:

  • Provide leadership in public health
  • Provide a forum to advance local, state and federal public health issues and policy
  • Promote and assist with public health training and education
  • Recognize model programs and public health leaders in Maine