Relatively little of our national conversation on health is about public health, which is right in line with our spending on public health; less than 3% of that spending goes toward governmental public health, i.e. public spending through federal, state, and local agencies and services provided by them.
What are the 10 Essential Services? Do they compare to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals? Find out how these two public health frameworks interact to improve the health of our communities.
Public Health Training Centers offer a variety of public health workforce development opportunities. From epidemiology and foundational skills, to identifying and addressing problems like racial equity, PHTCs offer a robust set of subject-matter experts to strengthen the workforce.