Posts tagged "APHA"
‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.
The Nation's Health (Storify): 7 reasons to be an APHA member

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Maybe you let your membership lapse, or maybe you've been toying with the idea of joining, but haven't put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — quite yet. Whatever your reasons, it's time to commit to public health by becoming a member of APHA.
(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report a rape experience at some point in their lives, while 1 in 20 women and men experience a form of sexual violence other than rape.
APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

Imagine 13,000 people wearing a shirt that says: “I love public health.” APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago might make it happen.
Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Public health is many things. It’s prevention, it’s preparedness — and it’s certainly planning.
APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.
Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Social Media Week Q&A: Engaging the public health community with Twitter

Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Legacy International fellow: Creating better public health in Tunisia

Legacy International fellow: Creating better public health in Tunisia

Legacy International professional fellow in non-profit development Yassine Kalboussi, a native of Tunisia, spent a month at APHA to both learn about the U.S. public health system and how to advocate for bolstered public health services in his home nation.
APHA's Vina HuLamm at World Health Assembly: A changing global health

APHA’s Vina HuLamm at World Health Assembly: A changing global health

APHA Global Health Manager Vina HuLamm — who attended the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland — shared her takeaways with Public Health Newswire.