On April 4, APHA’s @PublicHealth and @NPHW hosted the 2018 NPHW Twitter Chat.

We had more than 6,000 tweets and 1,800 participants, but more importantly, a rich and diverse discussion of climate change, mental health, health equity, advocacy and public health students. We saw debates sparked, partnerships celebrated and excitement build for the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo.

We started with a question that spurred some inspiring comments on the importance of public health partnerships:


We heard why our partners and members #SpeakForHealth:



We got everyone excited for APHA 2018 by talking about health equity! This year’s theme is Health Equity Now. We asked what health equity means to you:



For more great tweets, check out the #NPHWChat hashtag on Twitter or read the chat transcript.

The Twitter Chat may have ended, but the public health conversation is far from over. Keep sharing your thoughts on how we can create the healthiest nation in one generation by tagging your tweets this week with the hashtag #NPHW.