Thank You to Dr. Howard Koh as he Departs DHHS
Dr. Howard Koh Departs HHS After 5 Years of Important Work Tackling AANHPI Health Disparities
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy &Leadership (APPEAL) recognizes the tireless work and tremendous impact of Dr. Howard Koh as he departs his post as Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS).
“We will always be indebted to Dr. Koh for his efforts to curb tobacco use in our communities,” said Rod Lew, executive director of the Asian Pacific Partners for …Read More
APPEAL’s Pathways of Change Conference Opens Registration
Pathways of Change: Advancing Equity on Tobacco, Obesity & Cancer Control is a 2.5-day conference that celebrates APPEAL’s 20th anniversary by examining the health disparities faced by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and other underserved communities and how to create meaningful change. Early-bird rates are available until July 25. Special discounted hotel room rates are also available. For scholarship and other conference information, or to register, visit the Pathways of Change page.
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Join APPEAL’s Efforts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Tobacco Education Campaign
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the second round of their tobacco education campaign last week, Tips from Former Smokers (Tips). The campaign aims to continue raising awareness of the negative health effects caused by smoking, encourage smokers to quit, and encourage nonsmokers to protect themselves and their families from exposure to secondhand smoke through advertisements, public service announcments, and social media …Read More
APPEAL Applauds CVS Caremark for Historic Decision to Halt Sales of Tobacco Products APPEAL Applauds CVS Caremark for Historic Decision to Halt Sales of Tobacco Products
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) commended CVS Caremark on Wednesday for prioritizing public health with its decision to remove all tobacco products from its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1.
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APPEAL PROMISE Webinar: The National Asian Quitline: A Tobacco Cessation Resource for Asian-language Speakers
Please join us for an opportunity to hear from guest speaker Dr. Shu-Hong Zhu, about the upcoming launch of the National Asian Quitline. Participants will learn about the multilingual Asian Quitline’s proven success in providing tobacco cessation services for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers in the U.S.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
4:30 – 5:30 pm Eastern; 3:30 – 4:30 pm Central
2:30 – 3:30 pm Mountain
1:30 – 2:30 pm Pacific; 10:30 – 11:30 am Hawai`i
Increase knowledge of how the …Read More
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