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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Power up: A call for public health to recognize, analyze, and shift the balance in power relations to advance health and racial equityStrategies such as diversifying the public health workforce; building capacity related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; and conducting research on oppression are necessary but insufficient to improving health in communities that have been marginalized by systems of oppression. Working toward health and racial equity requires changing the structural drivers of health. Public health…October 2023Systemic Determinants
Spiraling risk: Visualizing the multilevel factors that socially pattern HIV risk among gay, bisexual & other men who have sex with men using Complex Systems TheoryPurpose of review: Global disparities in HIV infection, particularly among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM), indicate the importance of exploring the multi-level processes that shape HIV’s spread. We used Complex Systems Theory and the PRISMA guidelines to conduct a systematic review of 63 global reviews to understand how HIV is socially patterned among GBMSM. The…July 2023HIV
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
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
In this Special Feature, we draw from the work of experts on American Indian health inequities to highlight the unfair disparities this population faces as a result of historical trauma. (author introduction) #P4HEwebinarJuly2023July 2022Social/Structural Determinants, Historical Trauma, Racism
Health equity means everyone can live the healthiest life possible. Health inequities are unnatural, unjust, and avoidable. To advance health equity, we believe it is critical to interrogate how funding, research, and community intersect to align and harmonize our efforts to create an equitable and just world. These resources compiled by the P4HE Collaborative Team are provided to support…February 2022Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated and amplified the harsh reality of health inequities experienced by racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. Members of these groups have disproportionately been infected and died from COVID-19, yet they still lack equitable access to treatment and vaccines. Lack of equitable access to high-quality health care is in large part a result of…February 2022Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants, Environment/Context, Systemic Determinants, Racism
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated and amplified the harsh reality of health inequities experienced by racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. Members of these groups have disproportionately been infected and died from COVID-19, yet they still lack equitable access to treatment and vaccines. Lack of equitable access to high-quality health care is in large part a result of…February 2022Vaccine Access and Uptake, Health Reform, Racism
Structural racism refers to the public and private policies, institutional practices, norms, and cultural representations that inherently create unequal freedom, opportunity, value, resources, advantage, restrictions, constraints, or disadvantage for individuals and populations according to their race and ethnicity both across the life course and between generations. Developing a research agenda…January 2022Policy and Practice, Racism
Systemic racism damages the health of people of color, and can also damage the health and well-being of virtually the entire society in which it operates. Systemic racism is racism that is pervasively and deeply embedded in systems and structures such as laws, written or unwritten policies, and widespread, deeply rooted, established practices, beliefs, and attitudes that produce, condone, and…January 2022Social/Structural Determinants, Racism