Posts tagged "public health"
From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

From NFL to Ebola fighter, public health champion: Q&A with Madieu Williams

Super Bowl XLIX is just two days away, but the greatest NFL news story is about a public health hero — not a deflated football.

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Give the gift of public health this season

Check out why APHA suggests public health as your holiday gift in our Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA’s Twitter promotes public health voice

APHA uses Twitter to elevate public health conversations in real-time. According to CQ Roll Call, we “reach more people than many organizations that are far larger.”
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Today is Public Health Thank You Day! APHA, Research!America and leading public health organizations are joining together to honor public health professionals who work to protect the health of all Americans.

Nov. 11 news: Ebola-free NYC doctor, marijuana and the brain, Legionnaires outbreak in Portugal

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal.
APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

Lights, camera, public health! The APHA Film Festival returns for its 11th year, showcasing a wide variety of media focused on public health.

APHA supports Senate bill addressing climate change health impacts

APHA applauds a new bill introduced to the Senate that would better prepare the public against the health effects of climate change.
You can join US Ebola response right now

You can join US Ebola response right now

Yesterday, U.S. President Barack Obama announced “a major increase” in the nation’s response to Ebola. And you can help.
Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
HHS' Janet Wright: 'Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017'

HHS’ Janet Wright: ‘Prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017′

Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year. It’s a staggering number, but one that our nation’s health leaders have turned into hope.
APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

APHA campus liaison: Bringing public health to Nicaragua

Swapna Bhatia, APHA’s Region III campus liaison at Drexel University, traveled to Nicaragua this summer to pilot an innovative health insurance program.