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APHA advocates on Zimbabwe, budget.

In other APHA advocacy news, the Association:

* 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.

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Title Annotation:APHA Advocates: Recent actions on public health by APHA
Publication:The Nation's Health
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Aug 1, 2008
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