Amidst a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women and girls have been primary victims of civil strife and war, comes a ray of hope.
Do you remember when public health was more than just 140 characters — as in, nearly 400 characters?
In the first week of April, APHA and partners hope to transform the way you think about public health.
Native American communities have historically faced significant health challenges, but a new APHA book offers guidance for evaluating and researching health in these communities to help create better health outcomes.
At APHA’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, CNN’s Anderson Cooper show chronicled the advocacy work of Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel, whose daughter was one of 26 victims in the Newtown school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Longtime APHA member John Lundell had to leave last year’s APHA Annual Meeting early to return home to Iowa in time for Election Day. He was running for mayor.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, urged senators to confirm Vivek Murthy’s appointment for U.S. surgeon general in The Huffington Post.
Every day, each certified application consultant at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic helps about a dozen families or residents navigate the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit The Nation’s Health for the full story.
A “do-nothing” Congress? So far. Halfway through the 113th Congress legislators passed fewer bills in 2013 than in any other year, but they still took action on important legislation with implications for public health.
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it contained a long list of target dates. One of the most anticipated ones was January 2014. Read this article in full in the January 2014 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's monthly newspaper.
For science. For action. For health. With those six words, APHA revealed a new vision and future for the Association during its 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in November. Read more in this story from the January 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.