Sign the Health Professionals’ Declaration on Climate Change by September 16

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 in National Advocacy

Dear Affiliate members, I hope you will consider joining  APHA’ Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD and the more than 500 other health professionals from around the country who have already signed the Health Professionals’ Declaration on Climate Change. Climate change and extreme weather events are threatening our health today, and if left unchecked, will lead to increases in disease and death. Immediate action can and must be taken to...

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Public health funding at risk–take action!

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 in National Advocacy

Congress is working on fiscal year 2016 funding for public health agencies and programs and numerous cuts have been included. Please add your voice to demand prioritizing public health funding that is critical to supporting a strong public health system to promote health, respond to everyday health threats and unexpected public health emergencies and to ensure that all individuals have access to the health care and preventive services they...

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Ryan White CARE Act Anniversary

Posted on Aug 23, 2015 in National Advocacy

Ryan White CARE Act Celebrates 25th Anniversary August 18 marked the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, the legislation that created the most comprehensive Federal program that provides services exclusively to people living with HIV…

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