Arkansas County Partners
Arkansas State Hospice and Palliative Care Association
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas promotes quality end-of-life care and serves its members in their public service goals. HPCAA serves the following purposes in meeting our larger mission:
- To be a common voice for HPCAA members in issues surrounding end-of-life care.
- To be a catalyst for improving end-of-life care in Arkansas.
- To represent its members on hospice and end-of-life care matters in state federal policy-making.
- To be a focal point in Arkansas for communications with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
- To provide educational opportunities for its members and the community on end-of-life care issues.
- To promote hospice care in Arkansas.
- To encourage recognition of hospice volunteers throughout Arkansas.
- To serve as a communication conduit among HPCAA members.
- To promote high standards for hospice care in Arkansas.
- To uphold the highest ethical standards among its members.
– See more at: http://www.hpcaa.org/About.aspx#sthash.oInuZMFh.dpuf
Arkansas State Dental Hygienists Association
Conway, AR 72033 501-514-0255 http://asdha.net/
Services Provided: To improve the public’s total health, the mission of the ASDHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing the awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.
Arkansas Public Health Association
The Arkansas Public Health Association was organized on Saturday morning, November 22, 1947, in the Lecture Room of the Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Markham and Broadway Streets, Little Rock, Arkansas. This organizational meeting of APHA was held on the third day of the Annual Conference of the Arkansas State Board of Health. The Annual Conferences were held in part to fulfill the state law requirement that the State Health Officer speak to the employees of the State Board of Health at least once each year.
The Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association, Inc., and the Southern Health Association. The membership of the Arkansas Public Health Association is made up of individuals from public health disciplines as well as persons interested in the advancement of public health. The Association is organized and shall be operated for the following purposes:a) To promote and protect the public health; b) To aid in the promulgation and enforcement of State and local legislation in the interest of public health; c) To render service and assistance in time of public emergency and necessity; d) To bring into closer association persons and organizations for the purpose of aiding in the promotion of public health; e) To do and perform such other acts and services as are deemed to be in the interest of the public health and welfare; and f) To promote and assist in training and education in the field of Public Health.
Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation
Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The AROVCC hosts annual awareness rallies for survivors and others who have been personally impacted by ovarian cancer to join together. Survivors will share their story of triumph and courage and keynote speakers will discuss current research and other resources available.Stay tuned to the website for the latest information on what is coming up with AROVCC.
Services Provided: The center is designed to provide you with convenient access to the care you need — close to your home, family and friends.
Arkansas Minority Health Commission
The Commission supports its mission through:
- Studying diseases prevalent in racial and ethnic minority populations and issues related to minority health care access and service delivery
- Identifying any gaps in the state’s health care delivery system that particularly affect minorities
- Recommending policy changes to relevant agencies and the Arkansas legislature to improve health and healthcare delivery and access for racial and ethnic minorities
Arkansas Medical Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, Inc
Services Provided: resource for its members and their patients toward ensuring professional excellence, promoting social justice, and realizing health equity in Arkansas.
Arkansas Insurance Department
Services Provided: The purpose of the State Insurance Department is to serve and protect the public interest by the equitable enforcement of the state’s laws and regulations affecting the insurance industry. The primary mission of the State Insurance Department shall be consumer protection through insurer solvency.
Arkansas Human Development Corporation
Services Provided: To improve the lives of individuals, families and communities through collaborative initiatives.
Assists in increasing the availability of culturally and linguistically competent health services
• Conducts needs assessments
• Networks with other Community Based Organizations [CBOs], government agencies, and other sources for referrals
• Documents accomplishments
• Assists in evaluating effectiveness of programs and impacts
• Measures changes in the community’s knowledge, attitude and belief methods
• Conducts community surveys
• Conducts focus groups
• Provides feedback from the community on how to improve the project