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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Turning up the heat on creative climate messaging
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Louise Dettman

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November 08, 2017

Extreme heat may be one of the leading causes of weather-related deaths, but public health workers are still struggling to find prevention messaging that resonates with the public
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Annual Meeting


Advocates: Green jobs should be safe for environment and for workers
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Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

As our nation moves toward greener power sources like solar and wind, “no worker or community should be roadkill on the path to a better future.”
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Annual Meeting / Child Health / Environment


Making children's environmental health a priority
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Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

A staggering 1.7 million children younger than 5 die around the globe each year due to environmental causes, with lower respiratory infections and diarrheal disease the top killers.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Climate change data key to predicting future vector-borne disease outbreaks
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Louise Dettman

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November 06, 2017

The intersections of climate change and health were on full display at a Monday scientific session on the effects of climate change on arbovirus transmission in the Americas.
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Annual Meeting


‘Film has the power to educate and mobilize people we could never reach’
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Louise Dettman

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November 06, 2017

This year's APHA Global Public Health Film Festival opened yesterday with National Geographic’s compelling feature documentary film “From the Ashes.”
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APHA Annual Meeting gathering at the intersection of climate and health
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Louise Dettman

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November 04, 2017

This year’s APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is gathering at the Georgia World Congress Center — one of the 15 largest LEED-certified buildings in the world. It’s a particularly appropriate location considering this year’s meeting theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”