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APHA is a staunch supporter of peaceful methods to resolve our differences. The Israel-Hamas war has brought into sharp focus the devastating impact of war. APHA is calling on all parties directly and indirectly involved to find a quick and just end to the violence, ensure the safe release of all hostages, protect all health and aid workers, safeguard health facilities and ensure prompt and sufficient humanitarian aid.
APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity has awarded $75,000 grants to six state Affiliates to support at-risk communities and the transition towards Smart Surfaces as part of the Smart Surfaces Coalition.
APHA recognizes that five of the newly elected members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) (Debra M. Furr-Holden, PhD; Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD; Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH; Joseph B. Richardson Jr., PhD, MA; and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, MPH, PhD) are current APHA members
A dozen public health leaders urge policymakers to rethink building policies to place human health at the forefront
APHA Press announces the release of Black Women’s Reproductive Health and Sexuality: A Holistic Public Health Approach, and Health Inequities, and African Americans: A Comprehensive Examination.
Amicus brief filed by leading public health, consumer and provider groups, including APHA, states that overturning long-standing "Chervon deference" precedent would disrupt the nation's health care system by risking important work on federal agencies.
The coalition submitted a friend of the court brief supporting the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) Medicare drug pricing negotiation program and explaining that it will help improve patient outcomes and public health.
APHA announces 2023 awards for excellence in public health
APHA Press and the de Beaumont Foundation announce the release of Strategic Skills for Public Health Practice: Policy Engagement.
APHA Applauds Bipartisan Senate FY 2024 Labor-HHS-Education Spending Bill for Funding Most Public Health Agencies and Programs
House FY 2024 Labor-HHS-Education spending bill would threaten public health and safety
Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD
This program honors clinicians in executive roles who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health.
Joint Statement on Behalf of Health Policy Deans, Scholars, and the American Public Health Association
Funding increases would help to combat public health emergencies and infectious and chronic disease threats.
Comments from the American Lung Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and Physicians for Social Responsibility
Communications materials aim to help keep more people out of the hospital or from dying from COVID.
The legislation would increase funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by $760 million in fiscal year 2023 for a total of $9.2 billion.
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