Today's executive order takes us back to failed policies that harmed women's health, says APHA.
Cheryl Stroud outlines the importance of the One Health movement and its upcoming observance: Global One Health Day.
Setting “ambitious but achievable targets” to improve health and well-being, a new global strategy aims to serve as a road map to ending all preventable deaths among women, children and adolescents. Read more in this article from The Nation's Health newspaper.
Today is the end of World Breastfeeding Week, sponsored by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Actionworks to “empower a mother in claiming her and her baby’s right to breastfeed.”
Legacy International professional fellow in non-profit development Yassine Kalboussi, a native of Tunisia, spent a month at APHA to both learn about the U.S. public health system and how to advocate for bolstered public health services in his home nation.
Super Bowl XLIX is just two days away, but the greatest NFL news story is about a public health hero — not a deflated football.
The full Senate last considered the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, in 2012, falling five votes short of the two-thirds supermajority vote required.
Amidst a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women and girls have been primary victims of civil strife and war, comes a ray of hope.
For 1 billion people worldwide with significant physical or mental disabilities the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, represents a chance to enjoy the highest possible standard of health and wellbeing.
As Congress heads into the August recess, the House and Senate have left a lot on the table to consider when they return in September
Averting the so-called fiscal cliff isn’t the only order of business for Congress this week. The U.S. Senate is set to vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the coming days that would help assure the health and well-being of people living with disabilities.