Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) aims to improve health and wellbeing among Auckland's diverse population through promotion, protection and prevention.
ARPHS provides public health services to the populations of three District Health Boards:
- Auckland District Health Board (ADHB)
- Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB)
- Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB)
ARPHS is hosted by the ADHB and funded predominantly by the Ministry of Health (MOH).
ARPHS has a specialised and multi-disciplinary workforce including:
- public health physicians
- health protection officers
- public health nurses
- policy analysts
- health promotion practitioners
- Technical staff
ARPHS works in partnership with other public sector organisations with responsibilities for public health and wellbeing. These include:
- local authorities
- government agencies (e.g. New Zealand Food Safety Authority and Housing New Zealand Corporation)
- District Health Boards (DHBs)
- Maori and Pacific Island organisations
- Auckand Council and Council controlled organisations
- Primary Health organisations
Visit our website - www.arphs.govt.nz - to find a variety of information on nutrition, a disease fact sheet and the latest on an outbreak in Auckland.