APHA adopted 23 policies at its 139th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., in late 2011. Passed by APHA’s Governing Council, the newly adopted policies address a broad range of public health issues, from reproductive health to public health education and workforce. Learn more about the policies.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky has been representing her Illinois' district since 1998 and recently earned praise as APHA's Distinguished Public Health Legislator. Find out what inspires her to be an outspoken advocate and how work as a community organizer prepared her to make a difference in the halls of Congress.
As we wrap up our week following APHA's Annual Meeting, here's another collection of stories about events and research presented at the meeting that are capturing headlines. Get caught up on the lastest news.
APHA’s Annual Meeting continues to capture headlines. Here’s another roundup of news from events and research presented this week. Check out the latest coverage.
The 2011 APHA Annual Meeting closed Wednesday with a riveting session on workplace safety and health, 100 years after the Triangle Fire, New York City's deadliest industrial disaster.
Are you ready for battle? Because today's public health leaders are carving away at some of today’s greatest health risks. In fact, when approached from a winnable battles framework, anything is possible, said CDC Director Tom Frieden Wednesday at the APHA Annual Meeting.
'Wonderful and terrifying.' That’s how one audience member described a Tuesday presentation at the APHA Annual Meeting about the safety of our food supply.
There's a lot going on at the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Watch videos and hear what attendees have to say about their experience.
Follow the headlines coming from the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting, including the launch of the 2020 Leading Health Indicators, sugary drinks marketed to kids, immigrant health and more.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin took a tour through the Public Health Expo Monday and had the chance to meet her many fans during the 2011 APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
"Healthy People unifies the country...it drives action in a public way to make our country stronger and healthier," said Howard Koh, HHS assistant secretary for health, during Monday's launch of the "National Release of 2020 Leading Health Indicators" at the APHA Annual Meeting.