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Announcing the NPHW “We Can Do Better” contest winners!

Announcing the NPHW “We Can Do Better” contest winners!

Check out the three fantastic winners of APHA's “We Can Do Better” contest, held during NPHW 2015, where we asked individuals, families and communities to show us how they are working to make the U.S. the healthiest nation by 2030.
Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
Vivek Murthy to be sworn in today as U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy to be sworn in today as U.S. surgeon general

Today from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Vivek Murthy, MD, as the 19th U.S. surgeon general in a change of command ceremony in Washington, D.C.
APHA report teaches health equity, tells success stories

APHA report teaches health equity, tells success stories

Creating health equity is a guiding priority and core value of APHA. In March, APHA published a new report highlighting the efforts of state and local health agencies and one tribal nation to address the root causes of health inequities.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): National Public Health Week 2015 recap

The Nation’s Health (Storify): National Public Health Week 2015 recap

Check out National Public Health Week highlights, including its Presidential Proclamation, from The Nation's Health's Storify page.
Public Health Student Day with Margaret Liu: The Canadian experience

Public Health Student Day with Margaret Liu: The Canadian experience

To honor Public Health Student Day, Margaret Liu, an MPH candidate from Western University in Canada, shared her thoughts with Public Health Newswire on what public health means to her program — and how a hometown “heartthrob” has helped her colleagues build a public health movement.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): #NPHWchat highlights strengths, goals

The Nation’s Health (Storify): #NPHWchat highlights strengths, goals

The Nation’s Health, APHA’s monthly newspaper, recapped the National Public Health Week Twitter chat (#NPHWchat) on APHA’s Storify page.
APHA members: Building broader connections

APHA members: Building broader connections

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today’s comes from APHA Oral Health Section members promoting Thursday’s theme, “Building broader connections.”
APHA members: 'Building momentum'

APHA members: ‘Building momentum’

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today’s comes from APHA Maternal and Child Health Section members promoting Wednesday's theme, “Building momentum.”

Today’s the day! National Public Health Week Twitter chat (#NPHWchat)

Join leaders, experts and the whole public health community for a dynamic online discussion today at 2 p.m. ET.
NPHW forum: Creating healthiest nation requires addressing social determinants of health

NPHW forum: Creating healthiest nation requires addressing social determinants of health

Public health experts discussed an array of issues critical to making the U.S. the healthiest nation Monday during a kick-off forum for National Public Health Week.
APHA members: "Starting from ZIP"

APHA members: “Starting from ZIP”

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today's comes from APHA Maternal and Child Health Section members promoting Tuesday's theme, “Starting from ZIP.”