Large Scale Community Health Organizations  

Please explore the initiatives and organizations below to learn what’s being done and what you can do.

The World Health Organization (WHO) 

The World Health Organization (WHO) works in more than 150 countries to “build a better, healthier future for people all over the world." 

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protects the nation’s health through diverse scientific and education initiatives. Resources include:

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides “leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.” 

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH)

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is a cabinet level agency, meaning the director reports to the governor and serves as a member of the Executive Branch of Ohio’s government. The ODH executive team helps the Director of Health formulate the agency’s strategic policy goals and objectives. ODH works in tandem with other people, agencies and local health departments to ensure responsiveness to the needs of Ohio’s residents.