WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress begins its first term and the Obama administration prepares to assume power, the American Public Health Association (APHA) urges our elected leaders to recognize the importance of public health as the foundation for a strong national health system.
To this end, APHA calls on the president and Congress to:
For further details, visit http://www.apha.org/about/news/pressreleases/2009/APHA_legislative_priorities.htm.
"Each of these recommendations is an essential component of a holistic strategy aimed at improving health in our nation," said Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP, executive director of APHA. "By making a national commitment to protecting and promoting health through an investment in a strong public health infrastructure, we have the potential to become the healthiest nation in one generation."
Learn more about the APHA at http://www.apha.org/about/news/presskit/boilerplate.htm.
|SOURCE American Public Health Association|
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