The future of global health is under investigation this week at the 66th World Health Assembly in Geneva, including issues such as controlling noncommunicable diseases and advancing toward universal health coverage.
From an internationally acclaimed epidemiologist to a national leader on neighborhood issues, APHA’s just-announced lineup of Annual Meeting speakers will drive home its 2013 theme: “Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World.”
“Frankly, public health and health care systems don’t know that much about each other.”
In case you missed it, catch up on full coverage of APHA's 140th Annual Meeting on our blog.
Reading ability in young girls can have significant risk factor for teen pregnancy, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Young people with smartphones are 1.5 times more likely to be sexually active than those without them, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
APHA's 140th Annual Meeting and Exposition, themed "Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span," kicked off on Sunday with an Opening Session featuring addresses from U.S. Rep. and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Reed Tuckson of United Health Group and more. Photos courtesy EZ Event Photography
Local health officials and public health partners nationwide gathered this week for the 2012 National Association of County and City Health Officials annual conference in Los Angeles.
Don Berwick, former administrator of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, will keynote the opening session of APHA's Midyear Meeting in Charlotte, N.C., next month. Read a recent interview with Berwick as published in The Nation's Health.
APHA’s Midyear Meeting will bring together a robust program that will look at the challenges and opportunities facing public health today. Learn more about the meeting from Susan Polan, APHA’s associate executive director.
During APHA’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., last month, a number of members took to Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress to advocate for improved public health funding and to protect critical public health programs.