Emily Holubowich is the Executive Director for the Coalition for Health Funding, the oldest and largest non-profit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investment. Emily discussed her work with CHF, advocacy for public health, and advocating for Zika and against sequestration.
At NACCHO Annual 2016 in Phoenix, NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein sat down with former HUD Director Ron Sims. The discussed a number of different public health issues, including HUD's ban on smoking in public housing and police/community relationships.
In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the continuing resolution passed by Congress before the election that provided $1.1 billion in funding for the Zika virus. Also discussed, the Flint, MI water crisis, opioids, and the transition to a new administration
Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Karen DeSalvo has a plan to move public health forward in the 21st Century from 2.0 to 3.0. With a focus on health information technology, Dr. DeSalvo laid out her plan to NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein on how health IT is changing how local health departments operate on a day-to-day basis.
In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss Congress coming back from break, Zika inaction, and how to talk to your Members of Congress about lead poisoning prevention.
Two members of the Big Cities Health Coalition, Health Officer for San Francisco Tomas Aragon and Director of Health Equity for DC Department of Health Anneta Arno sat down to speak with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to talk about their findings on health equity in their cities, and how to improve health access to vulnerable populations.