DHPE and NACDD were invited to represent the states’ perspective as part of a symposium celebrating 25 years
APHA's National Public
Health Week kicks off Monday, April 7! This year’s theme is “Public Health:
Start Here.” Resolutions in support of NPHW will be introduced in the U.S.
House of Representatives and U.S. Senate recognizing the need to strengthen our
public health system and highlighting the importance of public health.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be releasing its County Health Rankings 2014 next Wednesday, March 26th. Learn all about it on a webinar scheduled on the 26th from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (EDT). "For the first time ever, this year's Rankings release will include a Key Findings report highlighting trends at the regional and national level. This report will offer an in-depth look at how five featured measures-children in poverty, college attendance, preventable hospital stays, smoking, and physical inactivity-are influencing health nationwide."
National Soda Summit - June 4-5, 2014, The National Press Club, Washington,
Join advocates, researchers, and state and local
officials to learn the latest on taxes, warning labels, portion sizes,
procurement policies, and marketing reform efforts across the country.
For more information, visit http://www.cspinet.org/Soda-Summit-2014.html.
From the U.S. Department of
Health & Human Services - Eight
out of 10 uninsured Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
may be eligible for Medicaid, CHIP or tax credits in the Health Insurance
Marketplace. Read the full report.