30 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference: Presentations available

“Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri, One Community at a Time,” was a one-day conference with leading researchers, program planners, health care advocates and more. The conference covered racial and ethnic health disparities, newcomer and immigrant health disparities, health disparities for individuals with mental health conditions and LGBT health disparities. Keynote speakers: […]

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20 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Thomas A. LaVeist Darrell Gaskin Antonio J. Trujillo This report from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies looks at the relationship between residential segregation and health inequalities and health disparities. Please see the full report at the following link: Segragated Spaces Report Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, with support from Poverty […]

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12 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Closing The Gap: Increasing Access and Equity

The International Council of Nurses, a a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations, has released the Closing the gap:Increasing Access and Equity toolkit. The document looks at gaps in the health status and life expectancy between different populations. It also looks at the importance of the social determinants of health and the role […]

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03 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Equity Reports: A Guide for Hospitals

The Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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03 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy People 2020 Released!

Healthy People 2020 Topics and Objectives were released on Thursday, December 2.  The social determinants of health are among the new topic areas, among adolescent health, global health, health related quality of life and well-being, etc. For more information, follow the link: Healthy People 2020.

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11 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Presentations from Building Health Equity in the Kansas City Region

Couldn’t make it to yesterday’s event? Download the presentations from Debbie Chase, Susan Garrett and Karen Edison. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health & Health Care: Kansas City Regional Data Debbie Chase, MPA Smoking among Latino Immigrants: Developing Solutions Susan Garrett Project Director, Preventive Medicine & Public Health KU Medical Center Missouri Health Equity Collaborative […]

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22 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in the Bootheel Region

Couldn’t make it to Wednesday, October 20th’s event? Download the presentations from Debbie Chase and Karen Edison. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health & Health Care: Bootheel/Southeast Regional Data Debbie Chase, MPA Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) Karen Edison, MD “Booting Obesity in the Bootheel County of New Madrid”, Presented by Theodis and Patricia Maltbia […]

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