Review the Interactive Public Health Timeline media piece in the Learning Resources for this week and select one of the significant milestones for public health

Part 1. Review the Interactive Public Health Timeline media piece in the Learning Resources for this week and select one of the significant milestones for public health. Consider how this milestone relates to health education. Provide a description of the milestone that you selected. Explain the role of health educators in effecting/contributing to this milestone. Then explain how the role of the health educator, for this milestone, contributes to the field of health education and health promotion today. Be specific and provide examples

1872: The American Public Health Association founded by Dr. Stephen Smith, a physician, attorney and commissioner of New York City’s Metropolitan Health Board, puts forth the concept of a national health service.1893: APHA and the United States focus on the control of tuberculosis. 1895: APHA publishes the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Sewage.1900: Walter Reed reports at the APHA Annual Meeting that mosquitoes carry yellow fever.1905: APHA publishes the Standard Methods for the Examination of Milk.1906: First federal Food and Drug Act passed; APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Hygiene.1908: APHA’s standardized death certificate adopted by the U.S.Census 1909: APHA publishes the Standard Methods for the Examination of Air.1911: Journal of the American Public Health Association established, later becoming the American Journal of Public Health.1916: APHA publishes first issue of Control of Communicable Diseases in Man.1918: APHA postponed its Annual Meeting in reaction to a global influenza pandemic. The Association conducted scheduled discussions regarding the pandemic in December 1918.1925: APHA creates Appraisal Form for Local Health Work.1932: President Hoover speaks at APHA’s Annual Meeting.1943: APHA sets qualification standards for health educators.1948: United Nations establishes the World Health Organization with strong APHA support.1950: APHA member Jonas Salk introduces Salk vaccine for polio.1956: National Library of Medicine established.1964: Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health published; President Johnson signs the Medicare/Medicaid Act.1965: APHA publishes the first Public Health Law Manual.1970: Congress establishes the Environmental Protection Agency; the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.1972 APHA celebrates its 100th anniversary with 25,100 members.1973: APHA cited in Supreme Court decision striking down most anti-abortion laws.1982: APHA testifies at the first congressional hearings on AIDS.1986: Former President Jimmy Carter speaks at Annual Meeting.1994: Medicine and Public Health Initiative established by the APHA and American Medical Association.1995: President Bill Clinton proclaims the first full week of April as National Public Health Week.1997: APHA celebrates its 125th anniversary with 32,000 members; Presidential Citation presented to Nelson Mandela.1999: APHA builds its headquarters building in Washington, D.C.2005: APHA relocates its Annual Meeting from New Orleans to Philadelphia following widespread devastation left by Hurricane Katrina.2006: APHA launches Get Ready campaign, an all hazards preparedness initiative.2010: APHA helps win passage of the Affordable Care Act.2011: APHA launches our blog, Public Health Newswire.2013: APHA rolls out APHA Connect, an online member community.2014: APHA surpasses 300,000 Twitter followers of @PublicHealth

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