In addition, APHA
TV helps us raise awareness and visibility of public health and the dedicated professionals who put public health into action.
In announcing Olden's award, APHA
chair for the environmental section Captain Patrick O.
Rather, many offerings at last year's APHA
gerontology sessions centered on two relatively new questions: how to operate nursing homes and home health care as part of a long-term continuum of care, and what should be done with the discovery that a small minority of the elderly consume an overwhelming percentage of publicly-financed health care.
Members can also use the APHA
website to renew their memberships, update their addresses and take advantage of member discounts, such as savings on Hertz and Geico.
We always find listserves to be really valuable, so when this system was provided by APHA
it was a such a normal transition for us.
Founded in 1872, the APHA
is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world.
also provides continuing education for a range of other public health professions, including nurses, professionals certified in public health and health education specialists.
In response to the ongoing national measles outbreak, which had spread to 178 people in 17 states and the District of Columbia as of March 20, APHA
created a vaccine topic page.
focuses on several issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society by the year 2000, and professional education in public health.
Updated versions of the proposals, which are making their way through the APHA
policy process, will be posted to the APHA
website in late summer.
A new APHA
policy statement calls for the Food and Drug Administration to develop regulations that hold e-cigarettes to the same marketing and advertising standards as conventional cigarettes, among other measures.
policy statements help inform the Association's positions on legislative and regulatory issues related to public health.