The Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE) Resource Library is a virtual portal containing action-oriented health equity research, practice, and policies. The library aims to increase equity in health by offering free access to field-tested, evidence-informed and evidence-based programs strategies and high-quality research.
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Article headlines in the past year have grabbed readers’ attention by with claims like “loneliness is just as dangerous as smoking fifteen cigarettes per day.” While this statement isn’t entirely correct, loneliness can have a similar impact on heart heath, mental wellbeing, and a number of other health determinants. a number of other health determinants.These findings come at a time when…October 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
In this episode, Diverse host David Pluviose welcomes two distinguished guests, Dr. Alonzo Plough and Dr. Thomas LaVeist. Plough is vice president of Research-Evaluation-Learning and chief science officer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. LaVeist is dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University and chair-elect of the Association of Schools and Programs of…September 2023Policy and Practice
In our modern day and age, health care systems and their providers are required to make decisions for millions of patients at a time and only at a moment’s notice. This is not due to the supernatural decision-making capabilities of a few policymakers or doctors. Rather, this is a result of the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and its algorithmic prediction capabilities.We assume that AI…September 2023Policy and Practice
In this P4HE podcast episode, we talk with Colin Killick, Executive Director of Disability Policy Consortium, about how and why the disability community has been largely left out of the health equity conversation. We cover what health equity should look like for people with disabilities and the Social Model of Disability, its definition of disability, and how this impacts advocacy and policy…July 2023Advocacy, Social/Structural Determinants
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) provides support and policy expertise to Tribal Advisory Committees, which are established to enhance the government to government relationship, honor Federal trust responsibilities and obligations to Tribes and American Indian and Alaska Native people, and increase understanding between federally-recognized Tribes and federal agencies. (author introduction…July 2023Interventions
This webinar brought together voices with lived experience from global and Indigenous communities to share the most pressing health inequalities and future implications for the communities they serve. Moving to action, speakers discussed ways to center global and Indigenous priorities and next steps in the pursuit of health equity for all.#P4HEwebinarJuly2023July 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
Most employers offer benefits to promote and protect the health and well-being of their employees. These benefits can range from affordable health care options, on-site daycare, and healthy food choices in the cafeteria, to free health screenings and discounts on gym memberships. But private sector employers can go beyond considering the needs of their employees and clients. By addressing the…June 2023Policy and Practice
In this episode, we speak to Dr. Harold “Woody” Neighbors, Senior Advisor for public health research and Research Professor with Tulane’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, about his life experiences that led him to study the intersection of socio-political determinants and behavioral response in producing racial disparities in disease. We discuss several aspects of his work,…June 2023Mental/Behavioral Health, Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
Cross sector collaboration – including academia, community organizations, government agencies, media, philanthropy, private companies, and communities - supports the ability for innovation and action in achieving health equity. Diverse sets of organizations and communities are working to improve health equity; however, strong partnerships are required to create action and build sustainable…June 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
Strengthening and maintaining brain health is important for people of all ages, particularly as we grow older and may experience changes in memory and thinking. Although this topic is a considerable concern for many older adults, there remains stigma around public dialogue, and accessible resources promoting brain health as we age are limited. A group of researchers, nurses, social workers, and…June 2023Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing, Aging and Life Course