"The Association brings together the nation's leading public health experts to address issues including pandemic influenza, public health threats from hurricanes and other natural disasters, dangerous trends in unhealthy lifestyles, and access to vaccines and other healthcare. ASTHO's meetings, webcasts, teleconferences, and other events provide forums for sharing best practices and dealing with existing and newly identified public health threats, such as the importation of toys containing lead and the spread of antibiotic resistant infections in communities. ASTHO provides educational, training and leadership development opportunities designed specifically for cabinet-level state health agency leaders." The website includes information about each of ASTHO's activities and programs, which include: Health Reform; Marketing Public Health; Access; Health Equity; Infectious Disease; Environmental Health; Prevention & Health Promotion; Preparedness; Public Health Informatics; State Health Services; Accreditation and Performance Standards; and Workforce Development.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials