Strengthening the Illinois Public Health Workforce and Public Health System
The MidAmerica Public Health Training Center (MAPHTC) provides competency-based professional education through assessments, training and evaluation for the Illinois public health workforce. These trainings are conducted either through distance-based formats, or through face-to-face training, such as workshops and conferences. Click here to view MAPHTC training and practice events. To view and access MAPHTC distance-based education, visit PublicHealthLearning.com.
Grounded in the belief that partnerships between academia and public health practice uniquely strengthens population health, MAPHTC builds public health system capacity through assessment, training and development activities for the Illinois public health workforce. MAPHTC works with state and local public health organizations, academic partners, and other HRSA-funded projects to coordinate these training and research activities.
MAPHTC is supported by the U.S. DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and is a member of the National Public Health Training Center Network. The purpose of the HRSA Public Health Training Center Network is to improve the nation’s public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of the current and future public health workforce. Since its inception in 2001, MAPHTC has provided trainings and resources to over 19,000 individuals in Illinois and its neighboring state of Indiana.
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