APHA advocates on Zimbabwe, budget.
* sent a May letter to U.N. Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon and African Union Chair Alpha Oumar Konare urging the leaders to condemn ongoing violence in Zimbabwe and protect the health and humanitarian needs of its residents; and
* expressed support in a June letter sent to House Budget Committee Chair John Spratt, D-S.C., for a federal fiscal year 2009 budget agreement that includes more than $59 billion for health discretionary programs.
To take action on behalf of public health, visit www.apha.org/advocacy/activities.
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|Title Annotation:||APHA Advocates: Recent actions on public health by APHA|
|Publication:||The Nation's Health|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2008|
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