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The devastating rise on #GunViolence has also led to new scholarship. The first comprehensive collection Law Enforcement and Public Health has been released and will benefit those studying, researching, or working in the field.
In the face of recent tragedies, @ASPPHtweets also marks two years since the brutal murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer. Trauma as a result of police killings of Black Men and Women is a #MentalHealth and #PublicHealth issue.
Our hearts break for the victims and families of the recent mass shootings. Gun violence is a public health issue and it is preventable. ASPPH is committed to doing more to end these unacceptable acts of violence. #ASPPHadvocates #gunviolence
Finding ways to stay connected in our communities is crucial as we continue to navigate the devastating effects & isolating challenges of the #COVID19 pandemic. #MHAM #WHO
Targeted #SuicidePrevention strategies are often limited by a lack of adequate county-level data. Read in #PublicHealthReports about the importance of county-level data in slowing suicide rates and shedding light on a growing but preventable problem. https://bit.ly/39tg9v8
Join our team! The ASPPH Public Health Fellowship Program is looking for early-career public health professionals to take part in 1-year training opportunities to support DEIJ & advance education in public health. Deadline: 06/20/22. Apply Now! https://bit.ly/3FXM7Mq
ASPPH is happy to endorse the WHO roadmap on building the public health & emergency workforce, which provides a coherent approach to define essential public health functions, strengthen competency-based education, & mapping of occupations. #ASPPHAdvocates http://ow.ly/4iw350JatJa
Forming & maintaining connections can help reduce isolation & create a support system. Doing whatever is enjoyable & restorative to you can also help reduce stress. Asking for help & seeking treatment may be what you need to prioritize your #mentalhealth #MHAM #ThisIsPublicHealth
#PublicHealthReports, the official journal of the Office of the US @Surgeon_General had a historic year in 2021. Read about PHR’s accomplishments and updates in this second installment of its Year in Review article series. https://bit.ly/3yqadxy
Nurses are essential & irreplaceable members of the global public health community. They deserve to be recognized & appreciated for their actions every day of the year. Thank you for all you do. #IND2022 #VoiceToLead #ASPPHAdvocates
Mental illness is one of the most common health conditions in the US, yet there is limited access to quality and affordable mental health care for all. Health policies must address inequity in diagnosis and treatment. #MHAM #ThisIsPublicHealth
Early in the pandemic, frontline responders struggled to process rapidly evolving #COVID19 science for decision-making. Read in #PublicHealthReports how #publichealth academics came together to translate growing body of research for practitioners’ use: https://bit.ly/38TnrZ7
As the leading voice of academic public health, we are concerned about the Supreme Court’s draft opinion regarding Roe v. Wade. Access to family planning services is an essential component of public health. #ThisIsPublicHealth #ASPPHAdvocates
During #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, we recognize how stigma around mental health issues and inequity in access to diagnosis and treatment prevents many individuals from accessing the mental health care they need.
It is crucial to ensure that mental health is prioritized just as much as physical health, and that as a global public health community we advocate for mental health care for all. #MHAM #ThisIsPublicHealth
Developed by the School of Public Health at the University of Pavia in Italy, the series aims to convey scientific content and key public health principles to young generations in a fun and effective way. #ThisIsPublicHealth
With ASPPH support, the public health animated cartoon series "Leo & Guilia" is back during #WorldImmunizationWeek with a new episode to explain to children how vaccines work and why they are so important to protect population health. Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k4qAnIwuHU
#COVID19 vaccination monitoring in nursing homes remains an important pandemic response tool. Read in #PublicHealthReports about @CDCgov scientists’ innovative surveillance program to ensure such reporting stays on track: https://bit.ly/3kjzuRQ
Due to racism & discrimination embedded within policies, practices & institutions, stark & persistent racial disparities exist for health outcomes & mortality. Alleviating racial inequities requires specific efforts to address social determinants of health. #MinorityHealthMonth
We will contribute to the identification of training priorities, strategic goals to expand the geographic, racial, and ethnic workforce pathways, and potential gaps in academic public health needed to control emerging disease threats at federal, state, and local levels.