Posts tagged "APHA"
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

In a webinar last week APHA and the National Health Law Program, or NHeLP, detailed Hobby Lobby's impact on public health.
Health equity bill introduced in House

Health equity bill introduced in House

Health equity is one of APHA’s foundational values. Yesterday, it became the centerpiece of a proposed federal law.
Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

On Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. EDT, APHA’s “Annual Meeting Book Club” will merge old school and new school.
American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

APHA celebrates Mary E. Northridge, editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, who will complete her 16-year tenure with the journal next spring.

2014 Annual Meeting registration now open as APHA heads to New Orleans

APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting will take place, Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans. Find out the information you need to know now that registration is open!
First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

n a letter sent to Congress on May 20, child health advocates including APHA and several APHA Affiliates strongly urged opposition to “efforts to intervene in science-based rules regarding the federal child nutrition programs.”
APHA’s Benjamin voted one of 50 most influential US health leaders

APHA’s Benjamin voted one of 50 most influential US health leaders

As the U.S. health system undergoes unprecedented change, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin has been recognized as one of its powerful safeguards.
Public health and community planning are interdependent

Public health and community planning are interdependent

Transforming communities into healthier environments takes city and community planning, an overarching theme at the American Planning Association’s 106th National Planning Conference held recently in Atlanta.
APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment's action steps

APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment’s action steps

The American Public Health Association expressed strong support for the public health actions recommended in the National Climate Assessment released today.
APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

APHA, Learning by Giving to award public health charity up to $20,000

To create the healthiest nation APHA believes it must “give with purpose,” and has joined a leading funder to create better philanthropic outcomes.
Pressure grows on retailers to stop tobacco sales

Pressure grows on retailers to stop tobacco sales

With the move by leading health care retailer CVS to remove tobacco products from its stores, pressure is mounting on other pharmaceutical retailers to do the same.