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For science. For action. For health: Registration opens for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting

For science. For action. For health: Registration opens for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting

Register for the year’s largest gathering of public health professionals by Aug. 8 and save more than $100.
President’s budget would hinder US public health progress

President’s budget would hinder US public health progress

The priorities outlined in the White House's budget proposal are largely out of step with public health. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Watch: Advocates highlight challenges to improving LGBT health

Watch: Advocates highlight challenges to improving LGBT health

The APHA leaders say better data and engagement are keys to closing LGBT health gaps.
Watch: Youth activists call for action on gun violence

Watch: Youth activists call for action on gun violence

At last year’s APHA Annual Meeting, student organizers shared personal stories of gun violence and called on public health workers to support commonsense gun safety reforms.
Watch: Activist warns of nuclear war and its irreversible impacts

Watch: Activist warns of nuclear war and its irreversible impacts

Anti-war advocate and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg says “prevention is everything” when it comes to the nuclear threat.
Thousands lose coverage from Medicaid work requirements

Thousands lose coverage from Medicaid work requirements

Work requirements for Medicaid can cause people to lose coverage and put their health at risk. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Time’s running out to present at the year’s premier public health gathering

Deadlines are coming up to submit abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia.
Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

The longtime farmworker advocate talked to APHA TV about using civic engagement to create healthier communities.
Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

APHA Annual Meeting speaker talks to APHA TV about acknowledging the role of racism in poor health and building communities of understanding and support.
Watch: Pamela Aaltonen lays out her vision as APHA president

Watch: Pamela Aaltonen lays out her vision as APHA president

APHA’s new president says she’s looking forward to listening, learning and turning challenge into opportunity.
Public health rallies around call for health equity at APHA 2018

Public health rallies around call for health equity at APHA 2018

Health equity took center stage at APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in November. Read all the highlights in this exclusive report from The Nation's Health.
Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo ended with a critical call to listen to and learn from women’s lived experiences.