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.
Honduran women’s and labor rights organization wins APHA Occupational Health and Safety Section’s International Award
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.
The American Public Health Association adopted 11 new policy statements at its annual meeting which will guide the organization's advocacy work in the coming years.
Public health approaches to gun violence, human trafficking, and hundreds of other topics were explored on Tuesday at the APHA Annual Meeting.
Thousands of public health practitioners are now at the APHA Annual Meeting in Denver, taking in new research on every public health topic imaginable.
As “the water cooler for the public health crowd,” The Pump Handle is in Chicago reporting from the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s events, including the intersection between social justice and public health, efforts by nurses in California to address work-related assaults, and community interventions to raise health babies.