For Immediate Release
Press Registration Now Open for 2008 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego
October Meeting Will Draw 13,000 Public Health Experts
Washington, D.C., July 9, 2008 -- Press registration for the American Public Health Association's 136th Annual Meeting & Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 25-29, is now open. Press registration is available at http://www.apha.org/about/news/ampressinfo/.
The 2008 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is themed "Public Health Without Borders” and will cover a diversity of topics, including immigrant and refugee health; water and land rights; coordinating disease surveillance and epidemiologic response activities across borders; air and water pollution management across borders; and the international transmission of socio-cultural behaviors with adverse health implications.
The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world. All APHA Annual Meeting scientific sessions are listed online and are fully searchable. To view the program schedule for each session and to see the abstracts for each presentation, please visit http://www.apha.org/meetings/sessions/. Final programs with session locations along with daily news media updates will be available on site at the APHA Press Office.
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Founded in 1872, the APHA is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world. The association aims to protect all Americans and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States. APHA represents a broad array of health providers, educators, environmentalists, policy-makers and health officials at all levels working both within and outside governmental organizations and educational institutions. More information is available at www.apha.org.