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American Social Health Association (ASHA)

  • By: Ben Wynne
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Originally called the American Social Hygiene Association, the American Social Health Association (ASHA) was founded in 1914 as part of a reform movement and moral crusade focused on stopping the spread of venereal disease. Problems associated with venereal disease were of ...

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