Funding
Congress must act by Sept. 30 to renew funding for key health care programs

Congress must act by Sept. 30 to renew funding for key health care programs

Children's Health Insurance Program. Community Health Centers. National Health Service Corps. Tell Congress to reauthorize these programs
What the president's budget request means for public health

What the president’s budget request means for public health

The White House today unveiled its proposal to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2018 to near-universal alarm among public health advocates.
President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

President’s 2018 budget devastating to public health: Cuts to prevention, research, programs

As the White House readies its budget proposal for release tomorrow, The Nation's Health reports the outline shows ominous signs for public health.
APHA: Trump budget puts vital public health programs at risk

APHA: Trump budget puts vital public health programs at risk

APHA strongly opposes the President's fiscal year 2018 budget request, which outlines a plan that shifts significant funds to defense programs and away from health agencies and services.
New administration raises worries about public health: ACA, climate change, gains under threat

New administration raises worries about public health: ACA, climate change, gains under threat

Core public health activities and priorities likely face a challenging future, according to a story in the February/March 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

Congress approves $1.1 billion in funding to combat Zika

In the past 24 hours, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that included $1.1 billion in funding to combat the ongoing Zika epidemic through fiscal year 2017. Photo by Wally Gobetz, courtesy Flickr
50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

50 communities receive $10,000 seed award to improve health

Public health investments are paying off for 50 U.S. communities today, literally.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
APHA: 'Great disappointment' at lack of congressional funding for Zika

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.
APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA to Congress: Fund Zika prevention this week

APHA is strongly urging Congress to fund an appropriate Zika response this week before legislators leave for a seven-week recess.
Congress fails to fund Zika response, APHA dismayed

Congress fails to fund Zika response, APHA dismayed

APHA issued a strong rebuke to Congress yesterday for failing to pass legislation that properly addresses the Zika outbreak — without cutting funding for other important public health priorities.
APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA: 2017 Labor-HHS bill has positives but cuts vital funding

APHA called the fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday a necessary step forward in the process, but bemoaned more cuts to federal public health agencies.