Posts tagged "National Public Health Week"
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge surpasses goal

Thanks to the exemplary pedestrian efforts and friendly competition of our participants, more than 8,000 people walked 2.2 billion steps by National Public Health Week.
Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Public health has been spotlighted all week from schools and businesses to town halls and libraries as part of National Public Health Week. The celebration even made it to Capitol Hill.
Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students rallied on campus and in the community this week to celebrate National Public Health Week.
Future of public health is hot Twitter topic during #NPHWchat

Future of public health is hot Twitter topic during #NPHWchat

More than 820 participants joined in our seventh annual National Public Health Week Twitter Chat to discuss the most pressing issues affecting our nation’s health and share solutions for creating a healthier future for generations to come.
It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the remarkable role public health plays in improving people’s lives and the health of our communities.
APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge: Team spotlight

APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge: Team spotlight

Two 1 Billion Steps Challenge teams — Dent County Health Department in Missouri and Platt College School of Nursing in Aurora, Colorado — share their progress and reveal how their teams are leveraging the National Public Health Week challenge to promote health in their communities.
Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

Walk your way to better health with APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge

We've set a goal this year of taking 1 billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week — and we want you to join us! Photo by Andrew Cribb, courtesy iStockphoto
NPHW 2017: ‘Healthiest Nation 2030’

NPHW 2017: ‘Healthiest Nation 2030’

Start planning today for National Public Health Week 2017, which has a theme of "Healthiest Nation 2030."
The Nation's Health: Social determinants and 'Public Health 3.0'

The Nation’s Health: Social determinants and ‘Public Health 3.0’

Despite spending more on health care than any country in the world and being home to some of the best, most cutting-edge medicine, the U.S. ranks 34th in life expectancy. Find out about "Public Health 3.0" in The Nation's Health July 2016 issue.
US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

Public health now has an opportunity “unlike any time in recent history,” according our nation’s top doctor.
APHA Storify: National Public Health Week 2016 comes to a close

APHA Storify: National Public Health Week 2016 comes to a close

Now that National Public Health Week 2016 has come to a close, another week of hundreds of activities and public health awareness programs is on the books. APHA, its affiliated state and regional public health associations and supporters across the country celebrated in so many ways.
APHA Storify: Tweet all about it — NPHW 2016 Twitter chat recap

APHA Storify: Tweet all about it — NPHW 2016 Twitter chat recap

On April 6, APHA hosted its annual National Public Health Week Twitter chat. Engaging with more than 1,000 people and organizations, the chat serves as a conversation about the best and most exciting aspects of public health, on scales large and small.