Words from members
New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

New! Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice

A new book from APHA Press helps further build the world’s capacity to detect and respond to communicable disease threats. Read our Q&A with APHA member and editor Burton Wilcke Jr., PhD.
WHO launches report on traditional and complementary medicine at World Health Assembly

WHO launches report on traditional and complementary medicine at World Health Assembly

APHA member Daniel Gallego-Perez offers a report from the World Health Assembly in Geneva on achieving global health goals.
APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA members joined global community at the World Health Assembly in Geneva

APHA member Hoai-An Truong joined other APHA members at the World Health Assembly last month. He shared this report.
In Good Health: We are speaking for health

In Good Health: We are speaking for health

APHA's Georges Benjamin reports on a recent string of victories and upcoming opportunities in public health.
It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer

A guest post from APHA's Children's Environmental Health Topic Committee argues that in the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kids.
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.
NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

NPHW guest blog: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

NPHW guest blog: Addressing suicide by firearm

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is injury and violence prevention and our guest bloggers are APHA members David Swedler, PhD, MPH, and Carol Thornton, MPA.
NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

NPHW guest blog: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.
NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

NPHW guest blog: On the front lines protecting against disease

Our National Public Health Week guest blog discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

NPHW guest blog: A market solution for assuring mental health services?

Today's National Public Health Week guest blog discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
Join APHA and celebrate National Public Health Week 2018

Join APHA and celebrate National Public Health Week 2018

American Public Health Association President Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH, MSW, explores everything we have in store this week.