ANNUAL MEETING

Developing Healthy People 2030

Annual Meeting


Healthy People ready for next decade
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Mark Barna

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November 06, 2019

Healthy People 2030 is set to launch March 31.
logo, APHA 2019

Annual Meeting


New APHA policy statements adopted in Philadelphia
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Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2019

Topics include environmental justice, drinking water safety and attacks on public health workers.
pills spilling out of pill bottle

Annual Meeting


In Philly, effort to stop deadly overdoses wins first court battle
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 06, 2019

The fight to open the first safe injection site in the country may go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Judith Monroe and Pam Aaltonen

Annual Meeting


Public health heroes honored at APHA 2019
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Donya Currie

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November 06, 2019

The Tuesday night Public Health Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia gave a nod to some of the field's best.
Brian Castrucci taking selfie with man and woman

Annual Meeting


Sunset Tweetup a big hit at APHA 2019
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Aaron Warnick

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November 05, 2019

Hashtags were flying at the Tuesday evening networking event.
smiling Native American woman

Annual Meeting


Tribal tradition, culture and health in jeopardy
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Louise Dettman

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November 05, 2019

American Indian and Alaska Native tribes are finding their traditional ways disrupted and their health impacted by environmental exposures.
Indian couple chopping vegetables

Annual Meeting


Justice at the dinner table
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2019

Community health advocates are using prescriptions for fresh produce to improve food justice.
woman between two men seated on stage

Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Lancet report on climate and health coming Nov. 13
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Mark Barna

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November 05, 2019

Evidence continues to show climate change is harming human health globally.
people marching with protest signs

Annual Meeting


‘Public health demands — close the camps!’
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Aaron Warnick

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November 05, 2019

APHA Annual Meeting attendees and other public health advocates took to the streets of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning to call for an end to family separations, anti-immigrant rhetoric and deportation.
woman drinking water

Annual Meeting


Water is an equity issue: ‘Everyone deserves clean water’
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Louise Dettman

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November 05, 2019

Not all American communities can trust that the water coming out of their faucets is safe to drink.

 logo, APHA 2020, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence

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