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 healthy aging in public health toolkit report: A guide for community health improvement practiceThe Equitable Healthy Aging in Public Health Toolkit Report aims to increase the capacity of public health departments to enhance equitable health and wellbeing of older adults and promote healthy aging across the life course in community health improvement practice. The toolkit begins by framing and defining the scope of equitable healthy aging vis-à-vis the roles and opportunities for public…January 2022
The “Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease” provides lessons learned from evidence- and practice-based strategies. The innovative ideas highlight how to maximize the effects of policy, systems, and environmental improvement strategies—all with the goal of reducing health disparities and advancing health equity. (website abstract)January 2022
Climate change represents a significant risk to the health of people living in the United States now and in the coming decades. Climate change is worsening existing threats from climate-related weather events (e.g., extreme heat, flooding, wildfires) and chronic burdens on physical and mental health, and introducing new health threats in many areas. These impacts are felt the most in…January 2022
This webpage connects Stanford clinicians to the world, working with local partners to expand clinical and research capacity, enabling them to solve their health problems, and enriching our research and practice. The Center emphasizes one emerging challenge at a time, currently the challenge of refugees and civilians in conflict. The Stanford Refugee Research Program, Himalayan Cataract Project…January 2022
As on reproductive justice, Unitarian Universalists (UUs) are uniquely positioned to advocate for justice for immigrants. Some of the most harmful effects of the broken U.S. immigration system have been borne by women and parents who are unable to have full control over their sexual and reproductive lives because of their immigration status, race, financial capabilities, or gender identity. For…January 2022
The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities. Want to learn about community assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, advocacy, and other aspects of community practice? Then help yourself to over 300 educational modules and…January 2022
The Equity in Mental Health Framework provides colleges and universities with ten recommendations and implementation strategies to help inform and strengthen their mental health support and programs for students of color. The Equity in Mental Health Toolkit offers additional support in implementing the recommendations in the Equity in Mental Health Framework, including supporting campus-based…January 2022
As the health equity movement continues to build momentum, there is now a timely window of opportunity to unite leaders in the public health field to learn, connect, and strategize with one another about how health equity can be The leaders of these centers that advance health equity have become an informal network of leaders over the past several years. PolicyLink has convened them on several…January 2022
Safe States Alliance hosted the IVPN Equity Convening (Equity Convening) to mobilize its Injury and Violence Prevention Network (IVPN) members and supporting colleagues to identify opportunities for the injury and violence prevention (IVP) field to collectively realize a vision for addressing inequities through partnership and policy activities. The convening goals were to: Establish a mutual…December 2021
Applying a health equity lens to environmental issue: Lessons for community health planning and facility sustainability strategiesAddressing the differential impact of environmental factors – including climate – on some individuals and communities is increasingly being recognized as a health equity issue. As hospitals and health systems become more intentional in their development and implementation of integrated strategies to advance health equity, how do existing sustainability strategies evolve to apply an equity lens…December 2021