Posts tagged "public policy"

Mar. 14 news: FDA vaping policy, Kentucky hepatitis A, LAX measles, PrEP in the deep south, democracy and public health

Check out today’s public health news for Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019

June 26 news: Health benefits and immigration, polio, ticks and allergies, pandemic preparedness, families and public policy

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
APHA Public Health Fellow in Government: 'Chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity'

APHA Public Health Fellow in Government: ‘Chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity’

“A chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity” is how Sarah Moreland-Russell describes her current, yearlong stint as APHA’s Public Health Fellow in Government.

APHA e-tool provides guidance for tracking public health policy

APHA and the Public Health Foundation have jointly released a tool for health departments to measure and improve performance for public health policies.

Using public policy as a tool to improve health

While much of the debate about improving the nation's health has focused on insurance coverage and reform, a lot of what influences wellness falls outside the traditional health system. APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin reports from a recent forum on how public policy is an essential tool for improving health.