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January 19th, 2006

American Public Health Association Adopts 19 New Policies

Abstract:
The American Public Health Association recently adopted 19 policies addressing a broad range of issues in public health. Following are descriptions of the measures approved by the Association's Governing Council during its 133rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Dec. 10 - 14, 2005.

Increasing research funds for nanotechnology: Urges Congress and relevant federal agencies to dedicate at least $100 million of the total funding related to the National Nanotechnology Initiative annually for at least the next several years specifically to research on the occupational and environmental health and safety implications of nanomaterials.

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