Since 1995, when the first complete week of April turned into National Public Health Week (NPHW), communities across the US have located the time as an opportunity to understand the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are vital to improving the general public’s fitness. It’s a time to unite around vital troubles and cognizance of our collective strength with the singular intention of helping people stay longer, happier, healthier lives.
Pitt Public Health joins APHA in starting at National Public Health Week 2019 and the growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one era. We’re celebrating the energy of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair rules, sharing strategies for successful partnerships, and championing the function of a strong public health gadget.
Daily Themes and virtual activities
Monday, April 1
Healthy Communities: Defend the essential function of strong public health structures in developing healthier groups and urge decision-makers to make healthful groups a concern in policymaking.
Tuesday, April 2
Violence Prevention: Urge policymakers to offer research funding this is on par with the gun violence epidemic, and contact lawmakers to bypass commonsense measures that lessen the chance of gun deaths and injuries.
Wednesday, April 3
Rural Health: Support telemedicine, faculty-based total health facilities, and other efforts that connect rural residents to clinical and supportive offerings.
Thursday, April 4
Technology and Public Health: Support public health investment stages that allow the workers to leverage the modern-day era on behalf of populace fitness.
Join NPHW’s Student Day dialogue, when public health experts will percentage guidelines on how to interrupt into the field. Join them in D.C. Or watch the webcast and asking questions on getting that first activity out of school.
Friday, April 5
Climate Change: Stand up for technological know-how! Call for investment to help public medical experts in monitoring, preparing for, and responding to the health results of climate exchange.
Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7
Global Health: Support persevered funding for U.S. International public fitness efforts, together with USAID’s international fitness programs in maternal and infant health, circle of relatives making plans, vitamins, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, tropical sicknesses and fitness structures strengthening.