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APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Participants in APHA’s Billion Steps Challenge once again strode far past the goal.
Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

Black maternal health: Helping all to thrive

It's Black Maternal Health Week. Joia Crear-Perry with National Birth Equity Collaborative recently discussed the challenges of black maternal health with APHA.
NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

NPHW guest blog: Global health — We’re all in this together

Global health is this weekend's theme for National Public Health Week. Our guest post is by Loyce Pace, president and executive director of the Global Health Council.
NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

NPHW guest blog: 4 strategies for using technology in public health

Raed Mansour, APHA member and director for the Office of Innovation at the Chicago Department of Public Health, outlines four approaches for putting technology to use in public health, today's National Public Health Week theme.
NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

NPHW guest blog: The importance of precision medicine for rural communities

Today's National Public Health Week theme is rural health and our guest blog is by Dara Richardson-Heron, MD, with the All of Us Research Program.
NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

NPHW guest blog: Preventing violence podcast

Today's National Public Health Week guest post is by David Richards, project coordinator with the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. Richards spotlights a new podcast with APHA's Mighty Fine on violence prevention, today's NPHW theme.

March 8 news: Gun laws, vaccine misinformation, health insurance, childbirth, loneliness, menstrual shaming, daylight saving

Check out today’s public health news for Friday, March 8, 2019.
New fact sheets can help you plan for NPHW

New fact sheets can help you plan for NPHW

Are you ready for National Public Health Week, April 1-7? Check out our new resources to help you plan your activities.
Energy policy and public health: Q&A with Denise Patel

Energy policy and public health: Q&A with Denise Patel

A policy statement recently adopted by APHA calls for addressing U.S. energy policy to protect public health. We asked APHA member Denise Patel to tell us more about the policy statement and why action is urgently needed.
Halfway through a billion steps!

Halfway through a billion steps!

Hundreds of teams have been walking in the APHA Billion Steps Challenge, which culminates during National Public Health Week.
Save the date for NPHW social media webinars

Save the date for NPHW social media webinars

Want to learn how best to use social media to promote National Public Health Week? Join our upcoming webinars to find out!
APHA vote tally scores Congress on public health

APHA vote tally scores Congress on public health

A new report from APHA examines how members of Congress voted on key public health legislation in 2018.