Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.
APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel draws important links between the environment and our health and highlights the commitment of APHA and staff to environmental health.
American Planning Association President Carol Rhea discussed the built environment and Plan4Health with Public Health Newswire.
APHA Environment Section members Megan Latshaw and Dick Jackson share their thoughts with Public Health Newswire. on how public health should respond to Flint
America’s Health Rankings is set for its annual 2015 release on Dec. 10. In anticipation of its launch, we asked United Health Foundation President Chris Stidman about the report's history and impact, and exciting developments in store for 2016.
At the APHA Annual Meeting in Chicago the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will share a framework that shows what drives better population health and well-being, and what the measurable outcomes look like.
The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
The annual United Nations General Assembly brings together world leaders for “international collaboration in the economic, social, humanitarian, cultural, educational and health fields.”
Read our newest Q&A with Jim Hester, a senior advisor on population health systems, on why he thinks innovation holds tremendous promise for solving the nation’s greatest challenges in population health.
A new flu virus has recently emerged in China, putting health officials around the world, including those at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on alert. Read more from APHA's Get Ready blog. Photo courtesy CDC/James Gathany
This year’s National Public Health Week theme paid homage to public health’s ROI, or return on investment, emphasizing its proven value in savings of both lives and money. ROI is a chief objective at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, or ONDCP.