Blog

Featured

U.S. Capitol dome and buildings from the west at sunrise

Health Policy Update

Every week ASTHO's State Health Policy and Federal Government Affairs teams examine trends and developments in public health law. These pieces, collectively called Health Policy Update, are a regular feature on ASTHO's blog. The posts explore a wide range of topics through both a legislative and regulatory lens.

Explore the Series

Latest Blog Posts

A group of individuals engaged in a meeting around a table, with one person standing and pointing at documents.
history_eduBlog

An Impact Evaluation of the Disability and Preparedness Specialist Program

Learn More
Two smiling black men, one with his arm around the other, in an outdoor setting.
history_eduBlog

Helping Community Health Workers Excel in the Public Health Workforce

Learn More
Close-up of a small child’s hand gripping an adult’s finger.
history_eduBlog

Preparing for Maternal and Child Health Crises with Lessons from the Zika Outbreak

Learn More
A pair of hands holding cigarettes and an electronic cigarette with the text ‘Health Policy Update’ above.
history_eduBlog

Enhancing Tobacco Control through Retailer Licensing Policies

Learn More
Four black colleagues having a discussion in an office.
history_eduBlog

Community Power Building Helps to Address Social and Structural Determinants of Health

Learn More
A person holding a smartphone participating in a telehealth appointment.
history_eduBlog

Strategies for Accessible Healthcare for People with Disabilities Living in Rural Communities

Learn More
Three individuals in a conference room, one of them holding a digital tablet.
history_eduBlog

Integrating Health Equity into State and Local Data Sharing Practices

Learn More
Three individuals engaged in a discussion in an office conference room.
history_eduBlog

DMI Advisory Committees Kick Off Across the Pacific

Learn More
A healthcare professional in blue scrubs with a stethoscope around the neck is using a laptop on a mobile desk.
history_eduBlog

Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Lilly Kan, Project Director, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Learn More
Close-up of a handshake
history_eduBlog

Public Health Leader Profile: Joy Borjes on Leading Teams Through Change

Learn More
Healthcare professional administering a vaccine to a person’s upper arm, with the text ‘Health Policy Update’ displayed at the top.
history_eduBlog

State Policies Impact Access to New Immunization Products

Learn More
Medical professionals shaking hands over a table with banner in lower left with the text, ‘Health Policy Update’.
history_eduBlog

State Policies Bolster Rural Healthcare Workforce

Learn More