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MA DPH is dedicated to their mission, to serve all the people in the Commonwealth, particularly the underserved, and to promote healthy people, healthy families, healthy communities and healthy environments through compassionate care, education and prevention.
MA DEP is a state agency responsible for protecting human health and the environment by ensuring clean air and water, the safe management and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources.
DFA’s mission is to support, promote and enhance the long-term viability of Massachusetts agriculture with the aim of helping this state’s agricultural businesses become as economically and environmentally sound as possible.
Promotes and protects public and environmental health at the community level, through regulation, education, community outreach and enforcement.
MHOA's mission is to assist and support staff of local health departments in meeting their statutory and service responsibilities through programs of education, technical assistance, representation, and resource development.
The goal and purpose of MEHA is to provide quality training and educational programs while also providing the opportunity for members to meet and exchange ideas and information with other professionals in the field of Public and environmental Health.
List of governmental sites related to health issues and topics.
Provides comprehensive coverage of relevant public health resources on the Net. Organized according to 85 selected topics and all countries
CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities in the USA. There is an A-Z health topics section which provides technical information regarding disease prevention and control measures.
The site provides a range of sources of information including global health policy, on line international health publications, and technical disease control and prevention information. Of special interest are the annual "World Health Report" and the "Progress of Nations". The latest World's Health Report focuses on health systems development and performance in the 20th century.
The National Institutes of Health is one of the world's foremost biomedical research centers and the Federal focal point for biomedical research in the U.S. This site contains information on NIH's extramural research and training programs including NIH's funding opportunities, grant policy, and award data, and other scientific resources.
The non-profit Public Health Foundations provide information on public health initiatives across the United States in order to create a strong public health infrastructure.