Dear friend of public health,
Having focused on climate change and health throughout 2017,
APHA is excited to build on that momentum through our 2018 activities.
and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
are hosting the webinar Climate
Changes Health: Adaptation in Action April 26 from 1-2 p.m. EDT. The
webinar will provide information about the CDC’s BRACE, or Building Resilience
Against Climate Effects, framework and share climate adaptation steps in Wisconsin, Oregon and Maryland to prevent the health threats related to
climate change. Register
uniquely affects tribal communities. Learn more in our guest
blog post for the Climate for Health initiative, written by our very own Ivana
APHA is pleased to share that
the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health, a group of member
medical societies and health- and science-based organizations, recently hosted
the Climate & Health
Solutions Conference. The conference included presentations on a
range of solutions such as: pricing carbon, accelerating the transition to
clean energy and greening the health sector. If you couldn't attend, check out
the presentation slides and video recordings.
an eye out
for the upcoming release of the climate change and health supplemental issue of
the American Journal Of Public Health. The issue features articles on the health and equity impacts of
climate change. Climate Change and
Health: Research, Translation, Policy and Practice will be released April
26 at 4 p.m. EDT.
you for everything you do to support climate change and
health activities at APHA. Visit
us online and follow #ClimateChangesHealth
on social media to stay up-to-date.
Natasha DeJarnett, PhD, MPH
Policy Analyst – Environmental Health
Center for Public Health Policy
American Public Health Association