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APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.
APHA calls for ratification of global disability treaty

APHA calls for ratification of global disability treaty

The full Senate last considered the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, in 2012, falling five votes short of the two-thirds supermajority vote required.
APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

APHA seeks to educate Congress during 2014 PHACT Campaign

This summer APHA is once again empowering its members, Affiliates and other health advocates to make their voices heard on critical public health issues through its annual Public Health ACTion, or PHACT, Campaign.
APHA partners in release of National Healthy Housing Standard

APHA partners in release of National Healthy Housing Standard

Addressing home injuries, lead poisoning and other house-related health concerns, APHA partners with the National Center for Healthy Housing in launching a standard to ensure safe and healthy homes.
APHA, communities nationwide ‘get ready’ for emergencies

APHA, communities nationwide ‘get ready’ for emergencies

APHA's staff celebrated Get Ready Day through a community blood drive, food drive and more. Meanwhile, communities nationwide shared the importance of preparedness. Read more to learn about the exciting day's events.

APHA to recognize National Preparedness Month through annual Get Ready Day

Get Ready Day is right around the corner. How will you get involved to make sure you and your community are prepared for emergencies?

APHA, Carter Center team up against mental health stigma

Today marks the close of Mental Health Month. This May, APHA and its American Journal of Public Health collaborated with the Carter Center on a very specific aspect of mental health: stigma.
What is public health's ROI?

What is public health’s ROI?

What is the value of a strong public health system? The answers are quite literally all around us: in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the places where we live, learn, work and play.
APHA, Piktochart launch public health infographic contest

APHA, Piktochart launch public health infographic contest

What does public health mean to you? Show it, make it eye-catching — and APHA will reward you.

Sequestration will have far-reaching impact on health

Tough cuts to federal public health funding loom large for local communities across the country as Congress nears its deadline to pass a federal deficit reduction plan.
Join the PHACT Campaign and help protect public health funding

Join the PHACT Campaign and help protect public health funding

APHA has kicked off our annual Public Health Action (PHACT) Campaign, asking public health advocates to educate their members of Congress about the importance of public health. This year, PHACT is focused on protecting public health funding.