The American Public Health Association recently announced the launch of Public Health Newswire, APHA’s newest resource that provides the latest news of public health events, trends and advocacy.

 Online at, the site reports on a wide spectrum of public health topics — from the latest research and policy debates to disease outbreaks and resources for public health professionals.

 “Public Health Newswire showcases the extraordinary work of public health, including APHA members and partners, unlike we’ve ever been able to do before,” said Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), executive director of APHA. “We believe this new site will be invaluable in helping public health professionals stay abreast of industry news and trends, share their perspectives and connect with others about the health issues that matter most to them.”

 Public Health Newswire captures timely, relevant information from across the public health community through news roundups and commentary from APHA members, Affiliates and partners as well as original reporting of public health events and advocacy efforts around the country. The site also features the latest research from the scientific community.

 Public Health Newswire is freely accessible at www.publichealthnewswire.organd can be contacted at