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State and Territorial Policies to Strengthen the Public Health and Healthcare Workforce

Accompanying an infusion of federal funding, states are considering several policy changes to strengthen the public health workforce and address challenges within the health care workforce.

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USDA Takes Long-Term Look at Nutrition Standards

USDA has proposed a final rule for long-term school nutrition standards and is seeking public input on the proposed changes through April 10, 2023.

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ASTHO Celebrates Women’s History Through the Decades

This month of March, we celebrate all the past, present, and future women who have served as Presidents of ASTHO. We are because they were.
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Health Equity Summit

Register now for ASTHO's Health Equity Summit

Get ready for ASTHO’s Health Equity Summit April 25 – 26, 2023. This annual convening of state and island area health officials, federal and local partners, and stakeholders committed to advancing health and racial equity. This event is designed by and for public health professionals, health equity leaders, and their partners.

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Upcoming Events

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    Pathways to Population Health Equity: Practical Framework and Tools
    This webinar will equip public health leaders with a tactical set of tools to establish a common language, purpose, and political will to address population health and health equity, as well as demonstrate how to work effectively with partners to build community-centered interventions.
    Apr 03, 2023
    Virtual, Online
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    2023 State Environmental Health Directors Annual Meeting
    This convening serves as an excellent opportunity for state environmental health leaders to connect with their counterparts, share experiences, and take a broad view of environmental health issues across the nation.
    Invitation Only
    Apr 17 - 19, 2023
    Hybrid - Virtual and Atlanta, GA

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