Public Health Benefits of Voting Rights, Then and Now
The March issue of AJPH features a special section on the public health benefits of voting rights.
Select articles cover voting rights as a political determinant of health, the impacts of the 1965 US Voting Rights Act on infant death rates in Jim Crow states, and threats to meaningful participation in US elections.
Other articles in this issue address climate change, salary disparities in public health occupations, health risks of unaccompanied immigrant children, and more.
About the Journal
The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is dedicated to the publication of original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health. The mission of the journal is to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mortality Inequities by Class, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity in the United States, 1986–2019
Health Remedies as a Source of Lead Exposure,
New York City
AJPH 2/2024: Striving For Equity In Men's Health
AJPH 2/2024: Health Inequities within the
Latin and Asian Immigrants Populations
AJPH 2/2024: Digital Disruption in Public Health:
Innovations and Challenges - APHA 2023 Podcast
AJPH 12/2023: War's Impact on
Public Health: Experts Discuss at APHA 2023
AJPH 12/2023: Education is the key
to understanding what is ailing the United States
Supplement 2 2024
Health Worker Mental Health: From the Current Crisis to a Sustainable Future
In 2021, the American Rescue Plan funded research, interventions, training, and education in response to the mental health crisis unfolding due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Academy of Medicine, the US Surgeon General, and other stakeholders called for action.
This supplement was conceived by the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to share the latest response to the needs of a diverse workforce.
Articles explore trends in mental health and well-being, evidence-based interventions and call for additional research, leadership and change at the organization, state, and national levels.
This supplement was sponsored by the CDC and NIOSH, with additional support from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.