Posts tagged "Georges Benjamin"
Supreme Court delays Clean Power Plan, puts public health at risk

Supreme Court delays Clean Power Plan, puts public health at risk

Public health advocates expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.8 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is your state?

2015 America’s Health Rankings: How healthy is your state?

The annual report released today on the health status of every U.S. state celebrated meaningful progress but warned that rising drug deaths, obesity and child poverty are serious areas of concern.
APHA, TFAH to USA Today: Health ‘doesn’t happen in the doctor’s office’

APHA, TFAH to USA Today: Health ‘doesn’t happen in the doctor’s office’

Last Friday, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, and Trust for America’s Health Deputy Director Rich Hamburg joined USA Today and Cigna in a forum to explore solutions to building healthier communities.
APHA's Benjamin in The Guardian: 'Time for public health response' to gun violence

APHA’s Benjamin in The Guardian: ‘Time for public health response’ to gun violence

To reverse the gun violence epidemic – and it’s important that we say “epidemic” – we must do the same thing we’d do for any infectious disease outbreak.
APHA's Benjamin on gun violence in San Bernardino County

APHA’s Benjamin on gun violence in San Bernardino County

“Today is an emotional day at APHA after yesterday’s tragic events in San Bernardino, California. This incident of gun violence is deeply personal, as it took place at a county health department celebration."
Giving thanks for public health professionals

Giving thanks for public health professionals

Join us in celebrating Public Health Thank You Day – a time to honor the public health heroes dedicated to protecting us from health threats.
Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

A record-low number of Americans are uninsured. But 32 million still have no access to affordable health coverage. That number will change, starting today.
APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Chicago!

APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Chicago!

I am so incredibly excited to welcome you all to my hometown — the great city of Chicago!
APHA, Brady Campaign summit: ‘The tide is turning’ in gun violence epidemic

APHA, Brady Campaign summit: ‘The tide is turning’ in gun violence epidemic

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and APHA National Summit this week in Washington, D.C., is for the countless Americans affected by gun violence.
Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, HHS Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo shared how health is not merely the goal, but an "enabler" of nationwide quality-of-life improvements.
National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

Now that nearly 9 million people gained health insurance last year thanks to the Affordable Care Act, how do we move from more coverage to better health?