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The Nation's Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

The Nation’s Health: WHO: Emergency health workers, facilities intentionally targeted

Earlier this year, Doctors Without Borders wanted to reopen a clinic in southern Syria that had been destroyed during bombings.
Start planning your APHA Annual Meeting experience — before Aug. 11!

Start planning your APHA Annual Meeting experience — before Aug. 11!

There is one place where the great kaleidoscope of public health people and issues comes together to connect, share and find inspiration: the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting opening speaker: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards via APHA Annual Meeting Blog

Richards will embrace the meeting theme: “ensuring the right to health.”
The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

The Nation’s Health: Targeting causes of health disparities

Several years ago, public health workers in Wayne County, Michigan, embarked on a new endeavor to tackle infant mortality, an issue that affected the community’s black newborns at more than twice the rate of white newborns.
The Nation's Health: Social determinants and 'Public Health 3.0'

The Nation’s Health: Social determinants and ‘Public Health 3.0′

Despite spending more on health care than any country in the world and being home to some of the best, most cutting-edge medicine, the U.S. ranks 34th in life expectancy. Find out about "Public Health 3.0" in The Nation's Health July 2016 issue.
Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open

It’s hard to return from a long holiday weekend to the daily grind, no matter how much you love your work. But it’s not so bad when you realize that registration for APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo is now open!
The Nation's Health: Challenge to tackle health determinants in nation’s cities, tribes, counties

The Nation’s Health: Challenge to tackle health determinants in nation’s cities, tribes, counties

The Nation's Health reports a new effort has joined the movement to tackle the social determinants of health — and it comes with $1.5 million in prizes.
Help public health students attend the APHA Annual Meeting

Help public health students attend the APHA Annual Meeting

If you’re looking for ways to support the next generation of public health leaders, the APHA Leadership Challenge is a perfect fit.
We want you!: Just a few weeks left to submit an Annual Meeting abstract

We want you!: Just a few weeks left to submit an Annual Meeting abstract

Ever wonder where the hundreds of fascinating APHA Annual Meeting scientific sessions actually come from? The answer is pretty simple.
(The Nation’s Health): Q&A with US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

(The Nation’s Health): Q&A with US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spoke to The Nation's Health, APHA's newsaper, about the role of transportation in public health.
Closing session: ‘Stop asking for a seat at the table…we belong at the head of the table’

Closing session: ‘Stop asking for a seat at the table…we belong at the head of the table’

Public health leaders rallied attendees to help create a healthier future during last week's closing session of APHA's Annual Meeting in Chicago.

APHA ready to welcome health workers to Chicago meeting

The theme of “Health In All Policies” will provide a backdrop for APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition, which will gather in the windy city of Chicago next week.