Minnesota Public Health Association
Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens.
Safety is No Accident:
Public Health Approaches to Injury Prevention
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2021 - 2022
Challenges in Education, Maternal and Child Health, Food and
Nutrition, and in a Coordinated
Continuing where we left off at the beginning of 2020, we will continue to explore the intersection between environmental health and health equity in the water we use? In the places we live? For our vulnerable populations? And in our public health response?
How have we been working?; Can we work smarter?; Can we work better?; Where are we headed?
In making health care decisions; To deliver health care messages; When thinking about food, drugs & nutritional supplements; In your community
Mental health and the healthcare system; Community planning & development; Our changed and changing society; Climate change & public health
For newborns; For early childhood; For the world around them; For safety & well being
Where we Work; Play; Learn; and Eat
For the Children; For Aging Parents; For Kinship & Grandparenting Roles; For the Silver Tsunami
What’s healthy about it?;What’s new beyond the birds and the bees?; (Addictive behaviors) What are our teens getting into?; (Sports participation) Are the risks and benefits in balance?
What Plagues Our Children? …
Healthy Children/Healthy Schools—Who’s Playing in the Sandbox?; What are we (or aren’t we) doing about childhood obesity?; Are we winning (or losing) the battle on teenage mental health?; What chemicals are our children eating, drinking and breathing?