With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
In the first week of April, APHA and partners hope to transform the way you think about public health.
With its move to end sales of tobacco products in its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, CVS Caremark sent shock waves through the nation.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, urged senators to confirm Vivek Murthy’s appointment for U.S. surgeon general in The Huffington Post.
The tagline of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference last week called for “making the promise real.” APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin spoke about the Affordable Care Act and health reform in nearly 20 radio interviews.
Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.
For science. For action. For health. With those six words, APHA revealed a new vision and future for the Association during its 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in November. Read more in this story from the January 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.
The verdict is in: America is becoming a healthier country.
If you’re a public health professional, student or practitioner in any way, today is a celebration.
It's my pleasure to welcome you to APHA's 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition! In the past year, APHA staff and members have been hard at work organizing another dynamic and vibrant Annual Meeting.
For 1 billion people worldwide with significant physical or mental disabilities the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or CRPD, represents a chance to enjoy the highest possible standard of health and wellbeing.
As the federal government shutdown shuttered many public health programs and services, public health leaders spoke out about its possible dire effects.