Posts tagged "advocacy"
#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Lindsay Joy-Wenning speaks for health

#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Lindsay Joy-Wenning speaks for health

APHA helps the next generation of public health professionals take action on climate change.
#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Christopher Aono speaks for health

#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Christopher Aono speaks for health

APHA helps the next generation of public health professionals take action on climate change.
#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Sativa Banks speaks for health

#ClimateChangesHealth advocate Sativa Banks speaks for health

APHA helps the next generation of public health professionals take action on climate change.
March for Science’s Week of Action: How public health can get involved

March for Science’s Week of Action: How public health can get involved

Public Health Newswire interviewed Caroline Weinberg, interim executive director of the March for Science about the Week of Action.
6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

6 public health advocacy wins of 2016

Despite a challenging year for APHA and other advocates, a number of measures were advanced in 2016 that will improve the health of all Americans.
New APHA policy statements address latest public health issues

New APHA policy statements address latest public health issues

Learn more about the 18 new APHA policy statements and how they're already being used to inform advocacy work on public health issues.
APHA calls on members to support PHACT campaign

APHA calls on members to support PHACT campaign

This summer, tell Congress why strong investments in public health are necessary for the U.S. to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

9 public health advocacy victories in 2014

While the least productive Congress in modern history drew to a close last week, our nation’s elected and appointed leaders still managed to advance key public health priorities in 2014.

Dec. 11 news: Superbugs, state tobacco settlements, U.S. health rankings, raw milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.
APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

APHA brings PHACT and media experts to Google Hangout

As part of the summer's Public Health ACTion campaign, this week, APHA gathered tips from a media savvy Google Hangout panel. Find out what the experts had to say to help public health enthusiasts improve their media advocacy skills.

U.S. House rejects farm bill

The U.S. House of Representatives blocked its version of the farm bill Thursday afternoon in a surprising 195-234 vote. The defeat of the measure was a victory for APHA and public health advocates, as the reauthorization of the bill included drastic cuts to important nutrition and public health programs.

Immigration bill has public health impact

As immigration reform picks up momentum on Capitol Hill this week, health advocates are calling on Congress to consider public health consequences of certain provisions included in the sweeping legislation.