“National Interprofessional Health Care Month”
Whereas, quality health care is in the public’s interest for maintenance of
independence, productivity, happiness, overall welfare and well-being of society.
Whereas, quality health care is provided collaboratively by professionals of multiple
disciplines dependent upon the health needs of the public at large.
Whereas, primary health care begins with health promotion, wellness, and the
prevention of the very diseases and health problems that require treatment from
various healthcare professionals.
Whereas, the complexity and breadth of health promotion, illness prevention and
quality health care benefits from the diverse knowledge and skills of a range of health
Whereas, health care clinicians collaborating in an interprofessional team model of
service enhances not only coordination, but safe, effective and high quality health
Therefore, the National Academies of Practice proclaim
the month of April as
“National Interprofessional Health Care Month.”