Advancing National Accreditation Readiness Among Health Departments

The Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) has accepted a $6,500 sub-award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) to advance national accreditation readiness among local, tribal, state and territorial health departments. This sub?award is provided in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Project Title: OSTLS Partnerships CBA of the Public Health System, grant #5UT38OT000131?02, CFDA # 93.424.

The purpose of this sub?award is to support strategic partnerships between APHA Affiliates and health departments to advance national accreditation readiness and the dissemination of resources, tools and promising practices across affiliate and national partnership networks.

Planning is underway now for activities, networking, and training opportunities to take place during the 2015 joint conference of GPHA and Southern Health Association. All project activities must be completed by June 30, 2015.