Political cartoon book by APHA’s Benjamin, co-authors for sale
Signed copies of “The Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History,” an engaging historical cartoon book that recounts the efforts to reform the U.S. health system, are available at www.aphabookstore.org. List price $26.50, APHA member price $18.50. Other excellent titles in the publications catalog include:
APHA announces new, exclusive online community: The Well
The Well brings together thousands of public health professionals to discuss public health issues, share documents, coordinate events and much more. The new APHA community features a variety of tools such as listserves, bulletin boards and calendars, which allow members to engage with others with shared interests and collaborate within a Section or across the entire APHA community on public health issues that matter most. It has never been this easy to connect with your peers! Visit The Well today and join the discussion. You will need your APHA member ID and password to access the community.
APHA explored San Francisco and now prepares for Boston!
APHA's 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco offered exciting experiences for its more than 12,500 attendees. From enlightening research presentations to the San Francisco Giants World Series celebratory parade to dynamic speakers, there was never a dull moment at this year's meeting.
APHA heads to Boston for the 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nov. 2-6, 2013. The Annual Meeting will focus on the theme “Think Global Act Local.” Abstract submission opens Dec. 14. Visit our website for more information about the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting.
National Public Health Week 2013 theme: “Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money!”
Did you hear the news? The National Public Health Week theme for 2013 was announced at APHA’s Annual Meeting Opening Session. This year's National Public Health Week theme is “Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money!” Public Health is a positive return on investment. When we invest in prevention strategies and health programs, we save lives and money. Get involved with National Public Health Week by signing up for updates and downloading the 2013 brochure. Be sure to follow National Public Health Week via social media on Twitter, @NPHW and on the NPHW Facebook page.
APHA releases public health infographic, calls out traffic safety
It is often difficult to describe public health and its impact in concrete terms, which is a critical step in building support for important programs. A new infographic from APHA shows the positive impact of public health and reinforces the importance of funding for public health programs at all levels. Share the infographic widely with your friends, family, community, local media and policymakers. Post it on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and your website or send it via email to spread the word about public health.