This is an international, nongovernmental organization of health workers throughout the world, founded in 1967. It aims to achieve professional exchange, collaboration, and action on public health issues. It includes about 70 national and regional public health societies whose members include nurses, sanitarians, administrators, physicians, health educators, pharmacists, anthropologists, researchers, and others interested in public health. WFPHA membership also includes regional associations of schools of public health, formalizing a link with academic public health. See http://www.wfpha.org for details.
Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.