PPHA approved as a member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI)
Punjab Public Health Agency’s technical application was reviewed at the General Assembly meeting of International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI), being held in Rome. PPHA membership was approved after voting by the designated members of 82 countries who attended the General Assembly Meeting. Furthermore, the PPHA was also asked to serve as the Secretariat for IANPHI Asia Chapter, which is an honor for Punjab
The International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI), based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA is an organization of over 100 member organizations from 93 countries that prioritizes public health for 5 billion people on 6 continents. The core purpose of IANPHI is to link and strengthen government agencies responsible for public health by leveraging experience and expertise to build robust health systems. By focusing on larger public health challenges affecting member countries, harnessing the power of scientific evidence, and implementing strategic policies, IANPHI has become the go to resource for disease surveillance, detection, and monitoring; outbreak investigation and control, health information analysis, research, training, health education and laboratory science.