Social Justice

Social Justice and the Global Health Workforce

Amanda PuckettThis year's American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, themed around social justice, represented a strong commitment to addressing domestic and global health challenges, milestones, and successes. As Dr. Howard Koh, the United States assistant secretary for health, said, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.”

Energized participants and presenters expressed the importance of social justice, human rights, and the intersections in public health. It has been over 100 years since the APHA annual meeting was last held in Denver, and the Mile High City did not disappoint as this year’s host. Read more »

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