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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Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated, nonprofit health care organization and in 2020 the first U.S. health care organization to achieve certified carbon neutral status, is committing to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and aiming to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. As part of reaching net zero, Kaiser Permanente has joined the recently announced U.S. Health and…June 2022Climate Change
This Webinar included a discussion of pregnancy-related mortality through the lens of abortion access and other policy decisions like Medicaid expansion. This included discussions of community- and culturally- centered birthing work and the need for cross-sector collaboration in this space.May 2022Maternal Morbidity and Mortality, Policy and Practice
Within the discipline of public health, it is commonly understood that health outcomes are influenced by more than genetics and behavior. Many health problems can be firmly linked to a political determinant that created and is perpetuating health inequities in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these inequities, causing disproportionate outcomes, particularly for…April 2022Policy and Practice, Aging and Life Course
The first meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors under the Indonesian Presidency was held on 17 and 18 February 2022. The communique requested the WHO and WB, and implementing partners work further with countries to report on obstacles to, and accelerate, vaccine deployment strategies to get more COVID-19 shots into arms. This report, produced to answer that request, has…April 2022Vaccine Access and Uptake
Health equity means everyone can live the healthiest life possible. Health inequities are unnatural, unjust, and avoidable. To advance health equity, we believe it is critical to interrogate how funding, research, and community intersect to align and harmonize our efforts to create an equitable and just world. These resources compiled by the P4HE Collaborative Team are provided to support…February 2022Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
This webpage connects Stanford clinicians to the world, working with local partners to expand clinical and research capacity, enabling them to solve their health problems, and enriching our research and practice. The Center emphasizes one emerging challenge at a time, currently the challenge of refugees and civilians in conflict. The Stanford Refugee Research Program, Himalayan Cataract Project…January 2022Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing, Environment/Context
The pregnancy-related mortality impact of a total abortion ban in the United States: A research note on increased deaths due to remaining pregnantIn this research note, I estimate one component of the mortality impact of denying all wanted induced abortions in the United States. This estimate quantifies the magnitude of an increase in pregnancy-related deaths that would occur solely because of the greater mortality risk of continuing a pregnancy rather than having a legal induced abortion. Using published statistics on pregnancy-related…December 2021Maternal Morbidity and Mortality, Abortion Access
Sociodemographic differences in asthma self-management knowledge of parents seeking asthma care for their children in pediatric emergency departmentsTo effectively support asthma self-management among children most at risk for poor outcomes, it is important to examine potential disparities in parents' asthma-related knowledge. This study draws on baseline data collected from a randomized controlled trial to analyze how knowledge of asthma self-management varies by sociodemographic characteristics in a racially and economically diverse…November 2021Asthma, Adolescent Health, Education
Background: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people present poorer mental and physical health results compared to the heterosexual and cisgender population. There are barriers in the healthcare system that increase these health inequities. Objective: To synthesise the available evidence on how nurses can intervene in reducing health inequities in LGBT people, identifying their…November 2021Chronic Disease, Mental/Behavioral Health, Health Reform, Social/Structural Determinants
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the publication of To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System (IOM, 2000) and Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century (IOM, 2001), the National Academy of Medicine convened the leaders of seven prominent U.S. health care quality organizations to discuss and author a paper identifying the most important priorities for…September 2021Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing, Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants