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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Equitable access to health and well-being is a basic human right that escapes many people based on various factors including but not limited to race/ethnicity, socioeconomics, access to care, health literacy and understanding how to navigate the healthcare system. To really address health equity everyone must acknowledge the state of health equity and barriers to achieving health equity. This…May 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
People have different approaches to understanding what health equity is and how to achieve it. This webinar series brought together people from multiple sectors for a conversation and discussion of what success in health equity work looks like. Speakers from a variety of backgrounds including academia, non-profits, philanthropy, and community activism, among others. Their stories highlighted the…April 2023Policy and Practice
Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11-17 to bring attention and action in improving Black maternal health. Everyone can play a role in working to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and improving maternal health outcomes. (author introduction) #P4HEwebinarMay2022April 2023Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
People have different approaches to understanding what health equity is and how to achieve it. This webinar brings together people from multiple sectors for a conversation and discussion of what success in health equity work looks like. Speakers hail from a variety of backgrounds including academia, non-profits, philanthropy, and community activism, among others. Their stories highlight the broad…March 2023Policy and Practice
"The Greensboro Experience: A Public Health Lens on Refugee Health Disparity During a Pandemic” was a dynamic webinar with community and academic experts who helped create awareness of the misinformation the refugee diaspora receive about the US healthcare system, exacerbating unique health disparities combined with COVID-19 risks. Refugees are a significant part of our economy and we can no…March 2023COVID-19/Coronavirus, Social/Structural Determinants
Shifting the power balance: Creating health system accountability through trusted community partnershipsHealth care systems across the U.S. are increasingly focused on opportunities to achieve greater health equity. Cultivating meaningful relationships with their surrounding communities and involving community members in program and policy decision-making is integral for health systems to offer equitable care. By prioritizing collaborative relationships with community partners, health systems can…March 2023Policy and Practice
US trends in social isolation, social engagement, and companionship ⎯ nationally and by age, sex, race/ethnicity, family income, and work hours, 2003–2020Social connectedness is essential for health and longevity, while isolation exacts a heavy toll on individuals and society. We present U.S. social connectedness magnitudes and trends as target phenomena to inform calls for policy-based approaches to promote social health. Using the 2003–2020 American Time Use Survey, this study finds that, nationally, social isolation increased, social engagement…March 2023Social Environment
The Partners for Advancing Health Equity Collaborative hosted the webinar, Moving to Action: Applying P4HE Learnings to Address Urgent Health Equity Matters on February 28, 2023. Panelists shared P4HE’s first year of activities and plans for year two and engaged in discussion about urgent matters effecting health equity and social justice. This report provides a synthesis of key takeaways,…February 2023Policy and Practice
Helping someone less fortunate feels good, right? But when people from rich countries show up in low- and middle-income countries dispensing goodwill and largesse, their efforts may, at best, be too little and, at worst, could do harm. Dr. Kirk Scirto, a family practice physician in Buffalo, New York, has devoted more than two decades to trying to help others through global health promotion and…February 2023Interventions, Global Health
The roles of trust and health literacy in achieving health equity: Clinical settings: Proceedings of a workshop-in briefOn September 22, 2022, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Roundtable on Health Literacy hosted the first of three public workshops in a series titled “The Roles of Trust and Health Literacy in Achieving Health Equity.” The first workshop in the series explored how using health literacy best practices in clinical settings might impact trust in health care institutions…February 2023Policy and Practice