The buzz of intense conversation didn’t stop…in less than two days, a select group of 150 delegates to the Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Conference in Addis Ababa produced an impressive list of recommendations reflecting work in the Philippines, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia among other countries. PHE is a severely under-funded initiative, struggling to find its way among the sectoral approaches favored by donors.
Terry Greene, Senior Environmental Health Associate at JSI, shares the highlights of her day attending presentations addressing environmental health issues at APHA 2013.
This year’s APHA conference has provided me and my colleagues with an exciting opportunity to share our work in examining and addressing social determinants of health as they relate to teen pregnancy here in the United States.
It was great to see a number of sessions at APHA dedicated to the work of community health workers to improve access to services and treatment, specifically for infants and children.
Writing from the 2013 APHA conference, JSI’s Alexis D’Agostino shares findings from some of the research and analysis done by the SPRING project on Iron-Folic Acid supplementation programs.
Wow! What a conference and what an opportunity– to pull back from routine work and look ahead to ponder with 13,000 colleagues on ways to address the global health challenges of the next 20 years!
For the past few days I have attended the 140th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California
On Monday, October 29th, I had the privilege of presenting at the APHA conference on a panel entitled, “Contraception: Global Issues.”
In the midst of the San Francisco Giants’ sweep of the World Series, there is other excitement to report here from “the city by the bay.”
Just in case any attendee of the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting thought San Francisco wouldn’t be all that exciting, our SF Giants managed to throw in a sweep of the World Series on the first day of the conference.