The Clinical Health Section drew a number of attendees at APHA with their poster promoting engagement. The poster demonstrated the mission and work of the section to connect multidisciplinary clinical health professionals with public health.
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The American Public Health Association has issued a press release opposing the repeal of the individual mandate and proposals to cut the Prevention and Public Health Fund included in Congressional tax legislation. The full text of the release follows Continue reading APHA Opposes Repeal of Mandate →
The American Public Health Association has released a statement voicing opposition to the House of Representative’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. APHA’s Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin voiced concern over the effects of reductions in patient protections and access to care on vulnerable Americans. The full statement follows below. Continue reading ACA Replacement Jeopardizes American lives: APHA →
OPHA”s and Cincinnati’s Dr. Larry Hill is the 2017 recipient of the APHA Dental Section’s John W. Knutson Distinguished Service Award in Dental Public Health. This award has been presented each year since 1982 to honor an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to improve oral health in the United States. Continue reading OPHA’s Dr. Hill Receives APHA Award →
The American Public Health Association informed OPHA that they have approved our application for funding to support national accreditation activities in partnership with the identified local, tribal, state and/or territorial health departments. Continue reading OPHA Awarded APHA Funds For Accreditation Readiness Efforts →