Health Justice, Homelessness and
Sanitation: Confronting a National
Public Health Crisis
June 28, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST
Some of the public health law and policy stories that made headlines recently include a Justice Department declaration that key provisions of the Affordable Care Act are unconstitutional; a proposed change to a Medicaid rule to address the opioid crisis; rising suicide rates in the U.S.; the multi-state hepatitis A virus outbreak; studies showing the effectiveness of certain gun laws; and Virginia’s decision to expand its Medicaid programs.
This policy brief examines how tax exemptions can encourage the use of child safety seats and bicycle helmets, prevent boating-related fatalities, and promote fire-safety in homes.
Q&A with Jane Perkins, Senior Attorney, The Network for Public Health Law — Southeastern Region Office.
As we prepare for the 2018 Public Health Law Conference featuring sessions focused on health justice, Network attorneys reflect on their work and what health justice means to them.