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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.
40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont's Brian Castrucci

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont’s Brian Castrucci

The de Beaumont Foundation recently announced 40 Under 40 in Public Health, a new program to recognize innovation among young leaders in the field. Foundation President and CEO Brian Castrucci talks with us about the initiative and how the effort can help shape the field going forward.
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.
Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Climate, weather and health from a student perspective

Public health students, recent graduates and early-career professionals can make a difference.
10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes

10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes

Tribal public and environmental health take center stage in New Mexico. Yasmin Bowers, senior environmental health fellow at APHA, reports in today's guest blog.
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.
Earth Day: Working toward water equity

Earth Day: Working toward water equity

Today is Earth Day. APHA’s Katherine Robb discusses the challenges facing water quality and opportunities to work toward water equity.
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.
Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is “appropriate and necessary”

APHA's Georges Benjamin and Union of Concerned Scientists' Kathleen Rest call out the toxic sleight of hand in the agency’s latest proposal.
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: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.