APHA is excited to announce the launch of National Public Health Week 2017!
This year’s campaign will take place April 3-9, 2017 and is themed “Healthiest Nation 2030.” Visit the website to view this year’s brochure and sign-up for updates. And be sure to follow on Twitter for the latest news.
As part of this year’s campaign, APHA will once again be leading a challenge to encourage communities to get physically active. APHA’s 1Billion Steps Challenge is easy to join and a great way to improve your health while having fun! You can create and lead your own team! Attending the APHA Annual Meeting? Make sure to stop by the NPHW booth, #2216A, to learn more about NPHW 2017, sign-up for updates and get your free NPHW swag! Join us in celebrating public health as we work to make the U.S. the healthiest nation in one generation.
Sincerely, Kimberly Moore Smith Director, Affiliate Affairs
The American Public Health Association voiced strong opposition to the extreme funding cuts outlined in President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request.
The Aetna Foundation's 2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program is now open. This will be the Foundation's only open RFP this year. The foundation expects to award up to $2 million in grants to organizations that increase opportunities for low-income, minority communities to make healthy choices in the places they live, work, learn, and play.
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The American Public Health Association comments on the the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans
This year, APHA will host its seventh annual NPHW Twitter Chat on April 5 at 2 p.m. EDT. Click here for further details.
Rutgers School of Public Health announces its 22nd Annual Public Health Symposium; Communicating the SCIENCE of Public Health - A Critical Skill in Challenging Times.
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Register Now | February 21, 2017 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on blood glucose and type 2 diabetes screening. Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes screening and prevention. We’ll discuss:
- Provider referral to evidence-based diabetes prevention programs
- Medicare’s focus on diabetes prevention programs
You’ll also hear from a federally qualified health center in Texas that has improved rates of screening and referral for adults with prediabetes who are at risk for diabetes.
Join American Public Health Association, PHI Center for Climate Change and Health, Island Press.
Welcome to the Security and Sustainability Forum
PHF Public Health Improvement Resource Center- The Public Health Foundation's Public Health Improvement Resource Center website was created to meet the needs and interests of states, communities, and the public in supporting public health improvement. This website serves as a gateway to information and resources on building capacity of public health systems.