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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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
Power, and the lack thereof, is the fundamental cause of inequity, in communities around the world because it maintains and holds those inequities in place. For the many foundations focused on addressing racial, social, and economic inequities, therefore, achieving transformative change means shifting power to the people most impacted by these inequities. But while many foundations are now…July 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research
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
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
This reading list includes books and articles recommended by Yale School of Public Health faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Nonfiction: “A History of My Brief Body” by Billy-Ray Belcourt “And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic” by Randy Shilts “A Place for Us: A Memoir” by Brandon J. Wolf “Between You and Me: Transitional Comics” by KC Councilor “In the Dream House”…May 2023Social/Structural Determinants
The skin you're in: "The Hispanic epidemiological paradox", a study of aging and health: Kyriakos Markides Ph.DIn this episode, we speak with Kyriakos (Kokos) Markides, PhD, the Annie and John Gnitzinger Distinguished Professor of Aging and Professor at the School of Public and Population Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and Editor of the Journal of Aging and Health. We discuss his immigration to the United States from Cyprus as a child, and how his life journey led him to…May 2023Aging and Life Course