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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In this panel during the Partners for Advancing Health Equity 2022 Summit, speakers presented on the "built environment" and how this impacts social determinants of health. Panelists highlighted who in this context can be thought of as partners as in order to design effective built environments, one must create a setting that shapes a positive responding outcome. #P4HEsummit2022December 2022Social Environment
Community-engaged participatory action research (PAR): Rewriting the script for equitable healthcareIn this breakout session during the Partners for Advancing Health Equity 2022 Summit, speakers addressed three key issues:Challenges in the health care system the come from devaluing the knowledge of parents who have children with disabilities,How a "Rewrite the Script" process can help create heath equity allies to address challenges, andWhat it means to go from story-telling to story-doing. #…December 2022Community-rooted/Participatory Research, Health Reform
Lessons learned from the HIV epidemic: Harmonizing policy and priority to support ending the HIV epidemic in AmericaIn this breakout session during the Partners for Advancing Health Equity 2022 Summit, panelists discussed the current state of the HIV pandemic, how the country actionably got to this point, and what the national strategy is moving forward. #P4HEsummit2022December 2022HIV
In this breakout session during the Partners for Advancing Health Equity 2022 Summit, each of the four panelists provided specific issues exemplifying the threat of climate change. The idea of a "threat multiplier" is to be thought of in four components: 1. structural racism, 2. environmental justice, 3. climate change, and 4. outcomes. The fact that climate change is a threat multiplier is…December 2022
Tailoring care, programs, and services to the cultural, social, gender, and other socio-demographic contexts of individuals served yields positive outcomes. Communities and individuals benefit when they receive behavioral health services that are clinically proven effective, equitable, and culturally appropriate. This guide focuses on the process of adapting evidence-based practices (EBPs) for…November 2022Mental/Behavioral Health
Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) is a national NIH-funded initiative comprising four programs working to streamline processes and identify quick, accurate, user-friendly COVID-19 testing methods that are easy to access and scale up. Data from the RADx Data Hub provides researchers and public health officials access to data collected from hundreds of research studies working better to…November 2022COVID-19/Coronavirus
What will it take to deeply embed equity in the data, evidence, and knowledge that fuel change? In this blog post, Alonzo Plough from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details how his 25 years of experience in public health has made it clear: it’s time for new thinking, investments, practices, and approaches in research if a healthier and more equitable future is to be possible for all.November 2022Policy and Practice
Immigration affects the health of those who migrate –and those left behind –in many ways. The effects are both positive and negative. Some impacts are fleeting while others are long-lasting. Causal mechanisms are complex. Migration can affect health and vice-versa; selection effects (migration is not a random process) muddy the waters. Organized by Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE…November 2022Illness/Disease/Injury/Wellbeing
The diversity of religion within our world's population brings challenges for health care providers and systems to deliver culturally competent medical care. Cultural competence is the ability of health providers and organizations to deliver health care services that meet the cultural, social, and religious needs of patients and their families. Culturally competent care can improve patient…November 2022Services & Programs, Social Environment
This toolkit outlines the steps for public health programs that engage communities. It covers the process from start to finish. Its main goal is to share how to work well with communities. It also describes community partners’ role in improving public health. We use examples from two programs that gave out COVID-19 tests. This toolkit is for anyone who wants to work with communities for a public…November 2022COVID-19/Coronavirus, Community-rooted/Participatory Research