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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- Links to references, other resources, and style guides to frame health equity and avoid stigmatizing language. (author abstract)December 2023Services & Programs, Social Environment, Racism
- Health inequities impact more than just an individual’s health, they can have a lasting effect on various aspects of a society or community, including wide-reaching economic impacts. 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…December 2023Policy and Practice
- To use evidence on addressing racism in social care intervention research to create a framework for advancing health equity for all populations with marginalized social identities (e.g., race, gender, and sexual orientation). Such groups have disproportionate social needs (e.g., food insecurity) and negative social determinants of health (SDOH; e.g., poverty). We recommend how the Agency for…November 2023Social Environment, Racism
- Racial disparities in health are among the most disconcerting forms of inequity in the United States. Divergent health outcomes between Americans racialized as White and those racialized as Black, Latinx, and Indigenous do not stem from biological or genetic differences. To the contrary, “race” comes to have concrete consequences through social, economic, and political systems. Yet the political…October 2023Advocacy, Community-rooted/Participatory Research, Systemic Determinants, Healthy Housing, Racism
- At Rare And Black, our mission is to empower and uplift Black patients living with rare disorders by raising awareness, promoting advocacy, driving legislative change, and improving access to crucial resources. Through unwavering dedication and collaborative efforts, we strive to eliminate the disparities and inequities faced by these individuals, ensuring they receive the support and care they…October 2023Advocacy
- 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
- From a public health perspective, the organizational definition acknowledges that health literacy is connected to health equity. Health equity is the attainment of the highest level of health for all people. We will achieve health equity when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. (author abstract)July 2023Services & 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
- 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