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European Public Health Alliance

  • In: Encyclopedia of Epidemiology
  • Edited by: Sarah Boslaugh
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Research Methods , Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is composed of more than 100 European and international nongovernmental and not-for-profit organizations that work together toward the common goal of protecting and promoting the public health of all Europeans. A second mission of the EPHA is to support collaboration between European Union (EU) institutions, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and EU citizens in support of public health policies in Europe. The EPHA was founded in 1993 and has its headquarters in Brussels. It receives funding from the European Commission, EPHA members, and from its publication subscriptions.

The early work of the EPHA was to increase NGO activity and not-for-profit involvement in public health policy at the European level, in order to enlarge the role these organizations played in the process ...

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