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Opening General Session: ‘Now is the time for us to go to work’

Opening General Session: ‘Now is the time for us to go to work’

APHA's Annual Meeting officially kicked off with inspirational messages and calls to action: “We will not lose. We can and will make our country and the broader world a much better place.”
APHA Annual Meeting Day 2: Photos from San Diego

APHA Annual Meeting Day 2: Photos from San Diego

Smile public health!
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

More great tweets from the second day of the APHA Annual Meeting!
APHA's Council of Affiliates honors outstanding local public health work

APHA’s Council of Affiliates honors outstanding local public health work

APHA's Council of Affiliates hosted its annual reception and awards ceremony to honor the outstanding work of state and local public health associations and their members.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 1: Photos from San Diego

APHA Annual Meeting Day 1: Photos from San Diego

This year's APHA Annual Meeting is off and running!
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

Everyday during APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, we’ll be posting our favorite tweets using the hashtag #APHA2018.
APHA 2018 kicks off in sunny San Diego

APHA 2018 kicks off in sunny San Diego

Everything's sunny in Southern California as attendees begin pouring into APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo at the San Diego Convention Center.
Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
Register today for APHA’s Annual Meeting to get Early-Bird discounts

Register today for APHA’s Annual Meeting to get Early-Bird discounts

Register by Aug. 16 to save more than $100 on this year’s APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, which will focus on advancing health equity both at home and abroad.
Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

Gun violence research hurt by shortage of funding, data: CDC work impeded

On an average day in the U.S., gun violence ends the lives of nearly 100 people. Yet across the country, only about 30 researchers are dedicated full time to studying the public health crisis. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Health Equity Now! Registration opens for APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting

Health Equity Now! Registration opens for APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting

Register for the year’s largest gathering of public health professionals by Aug. 16 and save up to $115.
ACA essential health benefits come under threat

ACA essential health benefits come under threat

Health plans are required to cover basic health services such as maternity care, mental health care, and vision and oral health care for kids under the Affordable Care Act. That requirement may be at risk, according to this report from The Nation's Health.