APHA Annual Meeting News
Programs highlight success of community-driven health education

Programs highlight success of community-driven health education

Health education strategies aimed at changing individual behavior are still some of the most effective public health measures.
Care about racial equity? Get to know GARE

Care about racial equity? Get to know GARE

To all you public health professionals in local and regional government who want to advance racial equity (that’s all of you, right?) get to know GARE.
APHA honors public health's best and brightest

APHA honors public health’s best and brightest

During last night's APHA Public Health Awards Ceremony and Reception in San Diego, the Association honored outstanding work and commitment to improving people's health and well-being.
Menstrual health receives little attention, lacks good research data

Menstrual health receives little attention, lacks good research data

Women and girls in the U.S. and around the world are provided very little, if any, education and support about their menstrual cycles.
Public health students help bring health promotion, education worldwide

Public health students help bring health promotion, education worldwide

One way to improve hand-washing among schoolchildren? Show them that cleaning hands can be fun.
Tweet, drink, eat, mingle, repeat

Tweet, drink, eat, mingle, repeat

Last night's APHA 2018 Sunset Tweetup was the chance to meet your favorite public health tweeters in person.
APHA Annual Meeting Day 4: Photos from San Diego

APHA Annual Meeting Day 4: Photos from San Diego

It always goes by so fast! Just one more day left of this year's APHA Annual Meeting and Expo.
Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018

So many great tweets from San Diego!
‘Building people power’ is the path to health equity

‘Building people power’ is the path to health equity

People’s power over themselves and their communities became the theme of a Tuesday afternoon Annual Meeting session on “Transforming Local Communities to Achieve Health Equity.”
Partnering for environmental health equity: ‘Science is a tool for the people’

Partnering for environmental health equity: ‘Science is a tool for the people’

Partnerships are key to identifying environmental injustices and advancing the science necessary to protect vulnerable communities.
Film festival harnesses the power of storytelling to highlight opioid crisis

Film festival harnesses the power of storytelling to highlight opioid crisis

“And my little girl is on the floor, dead.”
Covered California: Life can change in an instant

Covered California: Life can change in an instant

When it comes to helping people gain health insurance coverage, California is a success story.