Health equity

Does Ending Plastic Pollution Mean the End of Plastic Straws?

For the last 5,000 years, people around the world have been sipping their drinks out of straws. Only recently have straws come under serious debate. The gold and lapis straws of the ancient Sumerians evolved…

Exploring the Environmental Health Playbook: Safe Drinking Water, Healthy Housing and Clean Air

During National Public Health Week, join APHA and the Environmental Health Coalition for this webinar exploration of three priority topics featured in the “Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System.” Safe Drinking…

Winter 2018 NACCHO Exchange: Bridging Local Public Health and Healthcare

In the latest issue of NACCHO Exchange, local health departments from around the nation discuss how they are connecting public health and healthcare to improve population health. The issue includes the following articles: BUILD Health…