APHA 2017 Call For Abstracts Now OPEN!

The Men's Health Caucus strongly encourages the abstract submission of topics related to "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health" as well as focusing on Men's Health. Meeting held Nov 4-8, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.
Submit Your Abstract!

Join the Men's Health Caucus Today

The Men’s Health Caucus was established in February 2010 by the Board of APHA to foster a better understanding of how to define and meet the health and wellness needs of men and boys.
click here to join

Mission Statement

The mission of the Men’s Health Caucus is to bring together academic, federal, state and local health departments, private and non-profit organizations with a common interest in improving the health and well-being of men, boys and their families.
read more

Celebrating 20 Years of Men's Health Week in 2014

June 9-15 was National Men's Health Week, coordinated by the Men's Health Network and celebrated each year as the week leading up to and including Father's Day.
Read More

Why Men Should be Prepared for Disasters

Personal consideration and preparation for emergencies leads to a more confident and content state of mind. Having a plan for the critical actions during an emergency improves the chance that such individuals will escape harm.
Read More

Why create a Men’s Health Caucus?

  • American men on average are living about 5 years less than our female counterparts.
  • 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
  • Men die at a higher percentage from 9 out the 10 top causes of death
  • Men are victims of over 92% of the workplace deaths in our nation.
  • CDC report: Women are 100% more likely than men to seek preventative care.
  • U.S. Administration on Aging report (2001), “More than half of elderly widows now living in poverty were not poor before the death of their husbands.”
  • 2000 Census Bureau report, “For women who marry men approximately their own age; over 14% are widows as they retire (age 65-69).”

Policy Agenda of the Men’s Health Caucus
Download PDF

Visit the American Public Health Association

Men’s Health News

(from Google News)
Subway Chicken Strips Contain Less Than 50 Percent Chicken

Men's Health - 58 minutes ago
Choose wisely before you chew: Your...

Bob Harper Suffers Severe Heart Attack While Working Out

Men's Health - 20 hours ago
The Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper...

​Reintroducing Extinct Species Is a Terrible Idea | Men's Health

Men's Health - 22 hours ago
We may be only a few years away from...

​How Eating Fruits and Vegetables Can Reduce Your Risk Of ...

Men's Health - 24 hours ago
COPD, which stems mainly from smoking,...

News via Google. See more news like this