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Arkansas Public Health Association

P.O. Box 250327
Little Rock, AR 72225
http://www.arkpublichealth.org/

 

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

1910 N Grant St, STE 1-A
Little Rock, AR 72207
www.arprostatecancer.org/
 

Services Provided: The Foundation’s mission is to promote awareness, encourage timely detection and support improved treatment of prostate cancer in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition

P.O. Box 7796
Little Rock, AR 72117
arkansasovariancancer.org/
 
 
The Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition (AROVCC) has developed into the driving force against ovarian cancer in the State. The AROVCC exists with the purpose to educate the public about the signs and symptoms affecting the women of Arkansas.Our membership is comprised of individuals who each have been personally impacted by ovarian cancer. We work to help save lives by disseminating information on the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, ovarian cancer research, and resources available. By promoting professional and public awareness through educational materials, mass mail-outs, rallies, seminars and fundraising events we hope to inform every woman within the state of Arkansas.The AROVCC is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.The AROVCC has developed literature detailing the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. The literature is provided first to citizens of Arkansas, second to Gynecologists, third to Primary Care Physicians within the State of Arkansas. The literature provides awareness to the public, as well as the professionals within the various offices, with the information needed for early detection of this silent and deadly disease.
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.
 

Arkansas Oncology

1000 N. University 
Little Rock, AR 72207
501-661-0060
 

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

523 Louisiana, STE 425
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-686-2720
www.arminorityhealth.com/
 

Services Provided: 

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

PO Box 55104
Little Rock, AR 72201 
501-265-0156
http://amdpa.org/
 

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

1200 W 3rd 
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-371-2621
http://www.insurance.arkansas.gov/
 

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

300 South Spring, Suite 700
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-374-1103
http://www.arhdc.org/
 

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

Arkansas Hospital Association

419 Natural Resources Dr
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-224-7878
http://www.arkhospitals.org/
 

Services Provided:

For more than 80 years, the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) has worked for the betterment of hospitals by instituting spirited programs in education, government relations, research and communication.

A strong unified AHA, acting independently and in concert with other hospital associations, is essential to the effectiveness of hospitals and to the future of the state’s healthcare system.

 

Arkansas Hospice

14 Parkstone Circle
North Little Rock, AR 72116
501-748-3333
www.arkansashospice.org 
 
 

Services Provided: 

The mission of Arkansas Hospice is to enhance the quality of life for those facing terminal illness and grief by surrounding them with love and embracing them with the best in physical, emotional and spiritual care.

 

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