Navigation Links
APHA Applauds Inclusion of Health Reform Fund in President's Budget

WASHINGTON, Feb, 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive Director of the American Public Health Association:

"The American Public Health Association (APHA) joins other leading health organizations, members of Congress and families across the nation in applauding the $634 billion reserve fund dedicated to health reform.

"Along with the continued emphasis on prevention, the inclusion of health reform funds in the president's budget signals the commitment of the Obama administration to ensuring that everyone in our nation has access to the services needed to stay healthy.

"The president's budget builds on the success of the State Children's Health Insurance Program in providing coverage to millions of children and is an important next step in the health reform process. APHA looks forward to working with the administration to establish public health as the foundation of a functioning health system and a healthy America."

Learn more about the American Public Health Association at

    Contact: Bithiah Lafontant
    (202) 777-2509

SOURCE American Public Health Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Obama for Commitment to Health Reform, Cancer Research, in Budget Blueprint
2. Partnership Applauds President for Shining Light on True Cost Driver in Health Care - Calls on CBO to Join the Effort
3. AIDS Action Applauds President on Appointment of Jeffrey Crowley as Director of National AIDS Policy
4. Allscripts Applauds Economic Stimulus Incentives Rewarding Physicians for Using Electronic Health Records
5. American Dental Association Applauds Legislators for Introducing Meth Mouth Bill
6. APHA Applauds Congress for Stimulus Bill Compromise; Health Provisions Are Step in Right Direction
7. Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Congress for Including Health Care Assistance; Research in Economic Stimulus
8. National Patient Advocate Foundation Applauds Congress and President Obamas Decision to Extend Health Coverage to Four Million Uninsured Children
9. WellPoint Applauds President Obama for Signing SCHIP Reauthorization
10. National Nurses Movement Applauds Loudon County Supervisors for Rejecting HCAs Broadlands Proposal
11. FRC Applauds the Withdrawal of Senator Daschle for HHS
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... be giving viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success ... focuses on current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: ... “America On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. ... As a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing ... open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in ... to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris ... of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking ... in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic ... Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris ... science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, ... Institute has joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as ... leading cancer centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute ... to advance the use of tumor profiling, making cancer ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, ... solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the results ... Adapter for improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. ... Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by Dr. Ondrej ... Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and recently published in ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza vaccination should take ... communities across Massachusetts , Connecticut , ... through the end of the month. *Some exclusions apply ... ... by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: