Posts tagged "health equity"
Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Introducing APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Supporting and cultivating an active public health workforce.

June 5 news: Deadly falls, teens and dietary supplements, laundry pods, fathers and maternal health, life expectancy segregation

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Health professionals and organizations gather for action on climate and health.
NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.
Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change

The longtime farmworker advocate talked to APHA TV about using civic engagement to create healthier communities.
Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

Watch: Disparities researcher David Williams calls for action on health inequities

APHA Annual Meeting speaker talks to APHA TV about acknowledging the role of racism in poor health and building communities of understanding and support.

Jan. 9 news: FDA shutdown, cancer income gap, new Ebola-like virus, opioids in PR, health care marketing

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.
Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo ended with a critical call to listen to and learn from women’s lived experiences.
APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to San Diego!

APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to San Diego!

It’s my great pleasure to welcome you and thousands of your fellow public health supporters to APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo. This year, we’ll be zeroing in on the urgent need for health equity and how to achieve it.
Hot topics at APHA 2018

Hot topics at APHA 2018

Check out these popular themes at this year’s meeting and which sessions to attend to learn more.
Health equity now: A state of play on public health and equity

Health equity now: A state of play on public health and equity

This post by APHA's Tia Taylor Williams explores the state of play of equity in public health.
What does high school graduation have to do with health equity?

What does high school graduation have to do with health equity?

At APHA 2018, public health experts and leaders have the opportunity to join the discussion about how to increase educational attainment and improve public health.