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13 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

This report published by the Joint Center for Political and Economical Studies is a comprehensive review of general and specific ACA provisions with the potential to significantly improve health and health care for millions of diverse populations and their communities. Authors: Dennis P.Andrulis, Ph.D, MPH Nadia J. Siddiqui, MPH Jonathan Purtle, MSc Lisa Duchon, Ph.D., […]

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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Looking at Health Equity in Missouri

A new project summary from the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) has been released, highlighting the findings from MOHEC’s 2010 research. Please see the summary at the following link: Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) 2010

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06 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Why Place and Race Matter

From the Policy Link report: “This document summarizes the key ideas and recommendations of Why Place and Race Matter, an in-depth examination of how neighborhood environments and racially based barriers to opportunity intersect and impact the health of individuals, families, and communities. In this document, we briefly (1) discuss the root causes of health disparities; […]

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