The Ohio Public Health Partnership (OPHP), formed in 2005, unites five public health membership organizations to:
- Promote the development of the public health workforce
- Educate the public on important public health issues
- Educate public health policy makers.
- Support the practice of public health, particularly at the local governmental level.
The mission of the Ohio Public Health Partnership (OPHP) is to promote and strengthen public health through a sustained partnership of Ohio’s public health associations, serving as experts, advocates and leaders.
Representing thousands of individuals knowledgeable about public health and active in efforts to address public health issues, OPHP values creative, innovative and expansive outcome accountable public health practices statewide, encouraging evidence based practice, collaboration and collegiality.
OPHP is dedicated to the advancement of public health through a united, more efficient, effective and sustained relationship between its member public health organizations.