Tag Archives: American Public Health Association

The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets

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What’s the connection between public health and Complete Streets? And how can professionals in public health and transportation work together to create streets that are safe and convenient for a variety of active transportation choices? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and guests Voices for Healthy Kids and the American Public Health Association for this event to discuss all these questions and more. Register now... Read more

Measuring What We Value: Prioritizing Public Health to Build Prosperous Regions

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A new package of four case studies by T4America, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, showcases a range of strategies that metro area transportation planning agencies can use to strengthen the local economy, improve public health outcomes for all of their residents, promote social equity and better protect the environment, as part of data-driven decision-making for choosing transportation projects. Learn more... Read more

Webinar: Making the Connection: Changing Climate through Healthy Community Design and Transportation

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In this webinar from the American Public Health Association and eco-America, part of the Climate Changes Health series, participants will discover how transportation and healthy community design can ease the clinical impacts of climate change. Join the webinar on June 7, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Register today!... Read more

URISA’s 2016 GIS and Health Symposium, June 1-3

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The Urban Health and Regional Information Systems Association, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, invites you to attend the 2016 GIS and Health Symposium, “Mapping the Way to Healthy Communities.” The conference will explore uses of GIS for public health access, processes and decision-making. Sessions cover topics such as active transportation, pedestrian safety and bike share. June 1-3 in Washington DC. Learn more... Read more

Webinar: The Value of Environmental Health Services, May 5

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​The National Environmental Health Partnership Council along with APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present The Value of Environmental Health Services webinar. Environmental health interventions fundamentally focus on upstream actions to prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments downstream. This webinar will give an overview of an economic evaluation of environmental health interventions and the shared value of investing in environmental health. May 5 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST. Register now... Read more

Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) believes a healthy city/county is economically competitive, inclusive and equitable. That’s why they’re calling on cities and counties across the country to join the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, a partnership between the Aetna Foundation, the APHA and the National Association of Counties and administered by CEOs For Cities. $1.5 million will be awarded in prizes to cities, counties and federally recognized tribes most able to show measurable changes in health and wellness over... Read more

Webinar: Demonstrating Health Impacts of Transportation Decisions, March 22

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Released in fall 2015 by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with support from the American Public Health Association, the Transportation and Health Tool uses 14 transportation and health indicators to measure how transportation affects health. The tool also proposes strategies, interventions and policies to improve health outcomes. Join this webinar to learn more about the tool. March 22 at 1 p.m. EST. Register now... Read more
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