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ACHA Signs Immunization Action Coalition's MCV4 "Dear Colleague" Letter
ACHA has joined other leading health organizations in signing the Immunization Action Coalition's latest "Dear Colleague" letter urging health care professionals to strongly recommend the booster dose of the meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MCV4) at age 16. Read more
To access the signed letter [pdf], click here
Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities & Colleges
The Okanagan Charter, the outcome of the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, has been released. The Okanagan Charter serves as a call to action for institutions of higher education to create healthier campuses and healthier communities.
To access the charter [pdf], click here.
Call for Nominations: Association- and Section-Level Leadership Positions
Make a difference in the field of college health by running for a leadership position! ACHA leaders have the unique opportunity to advocate for both college health professionals and students, while developing their own leadership skills.
The deadline to submit nominations is December 4, 2015.
New ACHA Guidelines: Trans-Inclusive College Health Programs
The ACHA Board of Directors approved new ACHA Guidelines on creating trans-inclusive environments in college health programs. This document was developed collaboratively between the ACHA Coalition of Allies for LGBT Health and the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals.
To view the new guidelines, click here.
Nominate Your Colleagues or Health Program for an ACHA Award or Fellow Distinction!
ACHA is now accepting nominations for Fellows, Named Awards, Best Practices Awards, and Affiliate New Professionals Awards.
The deadline to submit nominations is January 22, 2016.