Who we are: The Texas Public Health Coalition is a coalition of health professional organizations and health-focused organizations dedicated to disease prevention and health promotion.
Purpose: The coalition works to reduce preventable disease by advancing effective public policies that promote a safe and healthy environment and healthy behaviors for all Texas residents.
The mission of the coalition is to:
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Vaccine refusal, vaccine hesitancy, and vaccine confusion are major public health hazards. The Texas Public Health Coalition is proud to sponsor the Texas Tribune’s upcoming panel discussion, A Conversation on Children’s Health and Vaccines. Three leading vaccine experts will discuss the rise of the anti-vaccination movement in Texas and the role of health professionals in combating misleading and dangerous anti-vaccine messages.
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Deciding how to spend the final days and hours of life is highly a personal decision, and it’s one physicians encourage their patients to make long before the need arises. Today, the Senate debated end-of life-bills after voting yesterday to approve its version of the state’s 2020-21 budget and to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and vape products.
Is Texas prepared for the next big public health threat? Current and former Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) commissioners made a rare joint appearance at the January 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series to discuss Texas' greatest health challenges and reinforce the value public health in Texans' every day lives. TPHC Chair John Carlo, MD, moderated the panel.
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