Category: resolutions

Resolution | Addressing the Health Impacts of Climate Change

The World Health Organization calls for urgent action as climate change is the greatest public health threat of the 21st century (World Health Organization [WHO], 2016.). Rising anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions have led to increased temperatures, changes in precipitation, and more extreme weather events. These climate changes impact food and…

Resolution on Improving Lives through Health Education on Opioid Prevention & Treatment

In June 2018, SOPHE’s Board approved a new resolution which documents the latest evidence on the epidemic and outlines health education steps to address opioid addiction and treatment. Overall, these actions include: Educating and engaging SOPHE members in opioids prevention education Advocating for the role of health education specialists in opioids…