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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- Recognizing that structural racism, sexism, and other structural marginalization as the root cause of health inequities is a major step forward in the field of health equity. However, it is not enough. Efforts to make changes on the structural level require shifts in power that center the views, experiences, and desires of the communities that experience harm. Understanding and collaboration…November 2023Policy and Practice
- Background: In this paper, we review and synthesize the current empirical literature on equity-focused community coalitions and evaluation and/or research to explore the approaches and methodologies being used to evaluate the work of community coalitions focused on equity in public health contexts.Purpose: To explore the approaches and methodologies that are used to evaluate the work of community…September 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research
- 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
- The provision of accessible and meaningful language services to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) is a key component of health equity. For the growing hundreds of thousands of Coloradans who struggle with language barriers, the obstacles to obtaining good medical care can be overwhelming and the cost of inadequate language services huge. Efforts to improve language access make up…July 2023Communication, Services & Programs
- During the last two decades, the higher mortality rate among Black Americans resulted in more than 1.6 million premature deaths compared to the White population. Join Washington Post Live for conversations with assistant secretary for health Rachel L. Levine and top experts about the medical toll of racial inequality and ways to address disparities in health care. (author abstract)June 2023Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing
- 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
- Black Americans and other people of color tend to live sicker and die younger than white Americans. Why is this happening? The Skin You’re In Podcast investigates this disturbing phenomenon. We talk to leading health experts about the issues and potential solutions, and we hear from individuals about their firsthand experiences of injustice and its effects on their lives and their communities.…May 2023Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing, Social/Structural Determinants
- Importance: Health inequities exist for racial and ethnic minorities and persons with lower educational attainment due to differential exposure to economic, social, structural, and environmental health risks and limited access to health care. Objective: To estimate the economic burden of health inequities for racial and ethnic minority populations (American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Black…May 2023Social/Structural Determinants
- Companies know that smoking is bad for business. It’s associated with more illness and more sick days. And it costs more: extra cleaning, healthcare expenses and as much as 30% more in fire and property insurance premiums. More than a third of U.S. workplaces offered smoking cessation programs in 2020. Smoking is a problem companies don't ignore. But they do ignore something equally dangerous:…May 2023Social Environment