Child with pinwheelNational Public Health Week (NPHW) is an initiative of the American Public Health Association with the goal of educating the public, policymakers and practitioners on public health issues in the United States.

Each day has a different theme. Today is “Be Healthy From the Start” and the focus is on child and maternal health.

Visit the NPHW website to see how you can get involved (Take action! Join a twitter chat! Attend an event!).

And visit our Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health website to see a small sample of what the Bloomberg School is doing to help families and individuals be healthy from the start.