APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from San Diego
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Kim Krisberg

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November 14, 2018

Another fantastic APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is coming to a close.
Twitter Logo white bird on blue background

Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018
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Kim Krisberg

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November 14, 2018

It's so hard to say goodbye!
nurse checking woman's blood pressure

Annual Meeting


Programs highlight success of community-driven health education
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 14, 2018

Health education strategies aimed at changing individual behavior are still some of the most effective public health measures.
Georges Benjamin and awardee

Annual Meeting


APHA honors public health's best and brightest
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Kim Krisberg

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November 14, 2018

During last night's APHA Public Health Awards Ceremony and Reception in San Diego, the Association honored outstanding work and commitment to improving people's health and well-being.
women dancing

Annual Meeting


Menstrual health receives little attention, lacks good research data
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 14, 2018

Women and girls in the U.S. and around the world are provided very little, if any, education and support about their menstrual cycles.
three women looking at phones against sunset backdrop

Annual Meeting


Tweet, drink, eat, mingle, repeat
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Kim Krisberg

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November 14, 2018

Last night's APHA 2018 Sunset Tweetup was the chance to meet your favorite public health tweeters in person.
hands under spray of water

Annual Meeting


Public health students bring health promotion, eduction worldwide
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Donya Currie

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November 14, 2018

One way to improve hand-washing among schoolchildren? Show them that cleaning hands can be fun.
Native American man at microphone

Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting Day 4: Photos from San Diego
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Kim Krisberg

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November 14, 2018

It always goes by so fast! Just one more day left of this year's APHA Annual Meeting and Expo.
dentist examining older person's mouth

Annual Meeting


Surveys show dentists support greater dental coverage for older Americans
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 14, 2018

The majority of dentists in the U.S. are willing to provide care to Medicare recipients if dental benefits were added to the Medicare program.
volunteers bagging trash

Annual Meeting


'Building people power' is the path to health equity
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 14, 2018

People’s power over themselves and their communities became the theme of a Tuesday afternoon Annual Meeting session on “Transforming Local Communities to Achieve Health Equity.”

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