UK Public Health Association

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UK Public Health Association (UKPHA) is a 'unifying and powerful voice for the public's health and well being in the UK, focusing on the need to eliminate inequalities in health, promote sustainable development and combat anti-health forces.' [1]

The association looks to promote the development of healthy public policy at all levels of government and across all sectors, through acting as an information platform. They support those working in public health both professionally and in a voluntary capacity. [1]

UKPHA Core Principles

  • Combating health inequalities - working for a fairer, more equitable and healthier society
  • Promoting Sustainable Development - ensuring healthy environments for future generations
  • Challenging anti-health forces - promoting health-sustaining production, consumption and employment. Collaborating with businesses to promote socially responsible and healthy products and services [2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Home UKPHA, accessed 2 April 2015
  2. About Us UKPHA, accessed 2 April 2015