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CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

A new report from The Nation's Health shows how students and current practitioners have been working to become certified in public health to remain up to date on developments in the field.
Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Nine health departments recently received accreditation, bringing the total number of health agencies meeting nationally recognized performance standards to 220. Read about it in this story from The Nation's Health.
Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

The nation’s public health officials are calling on you to get involved in Healthy People 2030, the new set of health objectives for the coming decade.
Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, began his tenure as U.S. surgeon general today after being sworn in during a White House ceremony.
Mothers take to the Hill to defend workplace breastfeeding rights

Mothers take to the Hill to defend workplace breastfeeding rights

Despite legal advances, mothers face continuing barriers to breastfeeding at work.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

They should offer care and safe refuge, but a startling new report shows “health facilities are too often the most dangerous places in communities.”
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Public Health Thank You Day salutes those whose work has made a difference in protecting the health of Americans.
Giving thanks for public health professionals

Giving thanks for public health professionals

Join us in celebrating Public Health Thank You Day – a time to honor the public health heroes dedicated to protecting us from health threats.
de Beaumont Foundation's Brian Castrucci on new public health workforce data

de Beaumont Foundation’s Brian Castrucci on new public health workforce data

Public Health Newswire talked to de Beaumont Foundation Chief Program and Strategy Officer Brian Castrucci to discuss new public health workforce data.
APHA pushes for health workforce diversity on Capitol Hill

APHA pushes for health workforce diversity on Capitol Hill

Public health in the U.S. is facing a workforce crisis. We don’t have enough practicing professionals to care for our population. But we can help strengthen the workforce by tapping into an often overlooked resource.