A disproportionate level of workplace violence occurs in the health care industry. Nurses, in particular, endure a huge share of the abuse.
The California Endowment’s “Building Healthy Communities” is addressing and eliminating disparities through efforts that change community conditions to become healthier, rather than on a focus on clinical health care coverage.
Achieving health equity means changing the odds for people, rather than expecting people to beat the odds.
The American Public Health Association adopted 13 new policy statements. Six of them address priority topics on worker safety and environmental health.
Five individuals were honored at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting for their achievements to improve occupational health and safety.
Climate change, workplace violence, and children’s health were some of the topics addressed at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting.
12,000 researchers and advocates have gathered for the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting. Firearms, climate change, and women’s health are on the agenda.
The Honduras Independent Monitoring Team (EMIH) won the 2016 International Award of the Occupational Health and Safety Section of the American Public Health Association at the APHA’s annual conference in Denver. Lynda Yanz, Executive Director of the Maquila Solidarity Network, based in Toronto, Canada, accepted the award on behalf of EMIH at the November 1st awards luncheon.
The final day at the APHA annual meeting featured speakers addressing long-acting reversible contraceptives, examining news coverage of health, and connecting farmers’ markets to people receiving food assistance.