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The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) is a network of nurses from around the country (and world) who are acting on the notion that our environment and health are inextricably connected. We are a group of nurses from all walks of our profession – hospital-based, public health, school-based, academics, and advanced practice, to name a few.   

We are helping to integrate environmental health into nursing education, greening our many workplaces, incorporating environmental exposure questions into our patient histories, providing anticipatory guidance to pregnant women and parents about environmental risks to children, implementing research that addresses environmental health questions, and advocating for environmental health in our workplaces and governmental institutions.

The Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) is a nonprofit project of the Texas Nurses Foundation funded by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), providing cancer education for nurses in all fields of practice.

In Texas alone, it is estimated that over 97,000 people will be diagnosed yearly with cancer (American Cancer Society, 2008). And we know that racial/ethnic minorities and the financially disadvantaged are diagnosed with cancer later and have a shorter and lower survival rate than non-minorities.

The educated nurse has an opportunity to reduce the impact of cancer throughout the continuum of care by promoting screening, delivering quality care at the bedside, through participation with professional organizations, and as advocates with friends and family members.

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine - an organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of workers through preventive services, clinical care, research, and educational programs.

American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is a national professional society for physicians committed to disease prevention and health promotion.

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) serves nearly 3,000 local health departments nationwide through education, information, research and technical assistance.

American Public Health Association is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world.

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional organization for board-certified medical toxicologists, who play a major role in poison control centers, inpatient and outpatients medical care facilities, medical schools, private industry and government agencies.

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) represents more than 20,000 physicians, nurses and health care professionals devoted to nuclear disarmament, violence prevention and environmental health. Hosts envirohealth action which offers environmental health educational and advocacy resources for the health community.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) includes leaders of state and territorial health agencies. ASTHO helps influence sound national health policy and implement programs and policies to promote health.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children and adolescents.

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) works to advance the profession of occupational and environmental health nursing.

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) has a website geared to health professionals, but useful for the general public. It provides the information that parents and doctors need to know about the environment and children's health from environmental history taking to health impacts - ranging from reproductive to neurobehavioural effects on children.