American Nurses Association

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is comprised of registered nurses from around the country. ANA seeks to promote the nursing profession through its sponsorship of the American Nurses Foundation (for research), American Academy of Nursing, Center for Ethics and Human Rights, International Nursing Center, Ethnic/Racial Minority Fellowship Programs, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

American Nurses Association

600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.

Suite 100 W

Washington, DC 20024-2571

(202) 554-4444

American Nurses Foundation

The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) was established by the American Nurses Association to conduct health policy research as it relates to nursing and the health care of the general public.

American Nurses Foundation

600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.

Suite 100 W

Washington, DC 20024-2571

(202) 554-4444

American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association (APHA) was founded in 1872 as a professional organization of physicians, nurses, educators, academicians, environmentalists, epidemiologists, new professionals, social workers, health administrators, optometrists, podiatrists, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health planners, other community and mental health specialists, and any interested consumer. The APHA seeks to protect and promote personal, mental, and environmental health through the promulgation of health standards, establishment of uniform practices and procedures, development of etiology of communicable diseases, research in public health, exploration of medical care programs and their relationships to public health.



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