Category: Health Equity


UCLA CHPR to Host Symposium on Health, Housing, and Homelessness

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Health Policy Research will host a virtual symposium on Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5 entitled, “Opening Doors for All: Improving Health in Housing and Homelessness.” The symposium will bring together public health leaders, community advocates, policymakers, and other thought leaders to identify past successes…

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BARHII, Partners to Host Equity Webinar Series

The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII), along with partners including the Public Health Advocates, will host multiple equity-focused webinar series over the coming weeks. These webinars include: In the Room Where it Happens: Funding Equity Officer Positions for Emergency Management This webinar will occur on Wednesday, September 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00…

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TFAH Report on Improving Health, Controlling Costs, and Creating Health Equity

The Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) issued a report this week entitled “Leveraging Evidence-Based Policies to Improve Health, Control Costs, and Create Health Equity” that highlights evidence-based policies that can be implemented to address the root causes of disease. Policies that the report highlights include supporting access to high-quality health services; promoting economic mobility; ensuring…

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NASEM to Convene Two-Day Workshop on Maternal Health Equity

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will convene a two-day public workshop focused on “Advancing Maternal Health Equity and Reducing Maternal Mortality.” The workshop will occur from June 7 to June 8 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm PT. There is no cost associated with the workshop. The workshop will discuss factors…

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County Health Rankings to Hold Webinar on Transforming Narratives to Create Racial and Health Equity

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is reconvening for a second webinar in their Advancing Racial Equity series on Tuesday, June 15 at 12:00 pm PT. The webinar will discuss transforming narratives to create racial and health equity and will feature three racial equity advocates from Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, the…

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County Health Rankings to Hold May Webinar on the Advancement of Racial Equity

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, co-sponsored with the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Program, will be hosting their webinar series on, “Advancing Racial Equity,” on Tuesday, May 18 at 3:00pm. The webinar will feature representatives from the Michigan Institute of Public Health and the research and program manager from Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, government…

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