Category: Health Equity


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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Biden-Harris Administration Rolls Out Actions to Address Black Maternal Health

During Black Maternal Health Week, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a series of actions to address the maternal health crisis in the U.S. Notably, the Biden-Harris Administration highlighted the disproportionate rates of maternal morbidity and mortality experienced in the U.S. compared to other countries, as well as the fact that black women are roughly two to…

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