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The Value of Environmental Health Services

Webinar //


May 05 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST


The National Environmental Health Partnership Council and APHA are proud to present The Value of Environmental Health Services webinar. Environmental health interventions fundamentally focus on upstream actions to prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments downstream. This webinar will give an overview of an economic evaluation of environmental health interventions and the shared value of investing in environmental health.


View webinar slides (PDF): Welcome, Anderko, Conclusion

Read the fact sheet (PDF): Environmental Health Saves Lives, Saves Money and Saves the Future.

Read the report (PDF): The Value of Environmental Health Services: Exploring the Evidence.

Surili Sutaria Patel, MS
Senior Program Manager, Environmental Health
Center for Public Health Policy
American Public Health Association

Moderator and Presenter:
Megan Latshaw, PhD
Director, Environmental Health
Association of Public Health Laboratories

Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies
Georgetown University
Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment

Stay involved! Follow the conversation on social media using the hashtags #APHAwebinar and #EH4All. The National Environmental Health Partnership Council strives to support healthy people by working for healthier environments. For more information on how our environment impacts the health of our communities, please visit And check out APHA’s Building an Understanding of Environmental Health page to learn about methods to communicate effectively about the field of environmental health.

This webinar was funded through cooperative agreement U38OT000131 between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Public Health Association. The contents of this webinar are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Public Health Association or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.