April 4-10, 2005
NHM Health Focus: National Public Health Week
Empowering Americans to Live Stronger, Longer
We encourage you to educate yourself about healthy aging and the three P's:
Each year the American Public Health Association (APHA) joins with local and national public health groups to celebrate the first week in April as National Public Health Week
This years National Public Health Week theme is Empowering Americans to Live Stronger, Longer! This focus alerts us to the many ways we can prevent health problems by practicing healthy living, protect ourselves from disease and injury, and plan to live our lives in a fashion that promotes a higher quality of life.
[Note: Specific advice regarding disease prevention and protecting, planning for, and preserving good health varies with age, health needs and lifestyles, of specific populations.]
Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum is part of the solution. We encourage our Web site visitors to educate themselves about healthy aging and the three Ps: Prevent, Protect, and Plan in order to empower Americans to live stronger, longer.
As a National Partner, the National Health Museum joins APHA along with the sponsors and other National, State/County and Local Partners of National Public Health Week in saluting all the good work thats being done across the country to promote living stronger, longer.
By working to bridge the gap between public health and museums and science centers through the National Public Health Partnership, the National Health Museum is joining with APHA to mobilize its network of museums and science centers from across the country to support National Public Health Week read about how.
Get the Facts: National Public Health Fact Sheets
Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum resources related to protecting, planning for, and preserving good health: