Posts tagged "global health"

Nov. 20 news: Opioids cost $500 billion, bird flu in Asia, fruit and vegetable intake, motorcycle crashes

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.

September 13 news: UN health goals, cervical cancer screening, Frieden’s new global health initiative, resurgent HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Public health making progress in eliminating infectious diseases

Global efforts to eradicate and eliminate infectious diseases have made significant strides, but they also face considerable challenges. Read more in this story from the September 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

They should offer care and safe refuge, but a startling new report shows “health facilities are too often the most dangerous places in communities.”
Unmask My City: Because everyone deserves clean air and a stable climate

Unmask My City: Because everyone deserves clean air and a stable climate

A new initiative to raise awareness of air pollution and its health effects launches today on World Asthma Day. Learn more about Unmask My City and how it is helping address this global health threat.
Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.
APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

APHA, advocates oppose ‘global gag rule’ reinstatement

Today's executive order takes us back to failed policies that harmed women's health, says APHA.

Jan. 5 news: Obama on gun violence, global health forecast, Texas abortion restrictions

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.
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.

AJPH research helps spark defense of women in Congo

Amidst a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women and girls have been primary victims of civil strife and war, comes a ray of hope.
Making public health a UN priority: A report from the UN General Assembly

Making public health a UN priority: A report from the UN General Assembly

The annual United Nations General Assembly brings together world leaders for “international collaboration in the economic, social, humanitarian, cultural, educational and health fields.”