American College Health Association


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American College Health Association

A national network of health care professionals who provide services to, advocate for, and research health care concerns of college students and others who work in academia.
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The sample consisted of 358 student health centers that responded to a survey mailed to institutional members of the American College Health Association.
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The American College Health Association also recommends that health services take a more active role in educating students about the disease and the vaccine.
According to the American College Health Association, between 100 and 125 college students get meningitis each year, and between five and 10 die.
This group became the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE), thanks to the joint efforts of the American College Health Association, the National Federation, and the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association.
The American College Health Association (ACHA) urges that all college students be vaccinated against hepatitis B, a potentially deadly, sexually transmitted disease (STD) that has increased 77% among young adults during the past decade.
A 1981 study by the American College Health Association of the pre-enrollment immunization policies of American colleges concluded by stressing the importance of the physician-documented history of immunization or a serologic titer as the only acceptable methods of determining immunity.
3] Thus, this project investigated the response to AIDS/HIV in five professional health journals: Association for the Advancement of Health Education (AAHE) and Journal of Health Education; American College Health Association (ACHA) and Journal of American College Health; American Public Health Association (APHA) and American Journal of Public Health; American School Health Association (ASHA) and Journal of School Health, and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and Health Education Quarterly.
Officially launching the U Should Know STD Status-Sharing Service at the June 1st conference of the American College Health Association in Phoenix, founder 23-year-old Ayal Feinberg seeks to enlist support of 1,400 college healthcare providers.
According to the American College Health Association (ACHA), approximately 70 percent of college students reported at least one sexual partner in the past 12 months (American College Health Association, 2016).
In fact, the American College Health Association recently articulated a number of objectives for student health in its Healthy Campus 2020 initiative, including the need to "create social and physical environments that promote good health for all" in order to "support efforts to increase academic success, productivity, student and faculty/staff retention, and life-long learning" (American College Health Association 2015a, "Overarching Goals;" emphasis added).
Colleges with vaccination requirements should make sure they cover all possible threats, says Sharon McMullen, past chair of the Emerging Public Health Threats & Emergency Response Coalition with the American College Health Association (ACHA).
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