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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This package seeks to strengthen existing leadership development curricula for pre- and in-service health workers and managers through a suite of gender-transformative sessions, which challenge participants to identify and respond to unique considerations for women in leadership. Rather than expecting women to “lean in” to professions and organizations that have largely excluded them from…December 2020
On July 29, 2020, the Roundtable on Health Literacy convened a public workshop to explore the challenges resulting from the proliferation of health and medical misinformation and disinformation, particularly as they relate to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The virtual workshop explored the role of fact-checking organizations (FCOs) and the technology industry in addressing…December 2020
Climate change has altered global to local weather patterns and increased sea levels, and it will continue to do so. Average temperatures, precipitation amounts, and other variables such as humidity levels are all rising. In addition, weather variability is increasing, causing, for example, a greater number of heat waves, many of which are more intense and last longer, and more floods and…December 2020
This special webinar series explores how climate change affects low-income people, Black, Indigenous, Latinx, people of color and other people who are at increased risk due to climate change. In addition, presenters will suggest what is needed to prevent illness, disability, and death from climate change-related conditions among these and other Connecticut residents. Each webinar was held for…December 2020
Advancing digital health equity: A policy paper of the infectious diseases society of America and the HIV Medicine AssociationThe severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has revolutionized the practice of ambulatory medicine, triggering rapid dissemination of digital healthcare modalities, including synchronous video visits. However, social determinants of health, such as age, race, income, and others, predict readiness for telemedicine and individuals who are not able to connect…September 2020
The Office of Health Equity's Health Equity Policy & Planning (HEPP) Unit addresses complex issues that require input and collaboration across multiple agencies and departments, most of which are outside of the health sector. Health in All Policies works with the California Strategic Growth Council and 22 other state agencies and departments to advance policy and programs that support…August 2020
Syndemic perspectives to guide black maternal health research and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemicThe coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and related policies have led to an unequal distribution of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. For Black women and birthing people, endemic vulnerabilities and disparities may exacerbate deleterious COVID-19 impacts. Historical and ongoing macro-level policies and forces over time have induced disproportionately higher rates of maternal morbidity and…July 2020
As society we put a lot of prisons in rural communities to create jobs. the prison is largely staffed by people who live in these rural communities. As people travel from their homes to work, to stores and to church, it's likely that SARS-CoV-2 will travel along with them. Rural communities don't have the medical services to deal with what is coming. (author introduction)May 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has been wrecking African American communities. COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting African Americans nationwide. Dying at higher rates, it is becoming clear that the consequences of this virus will continue long after this pandemic has ended. This campaign, The Skin You’re In: Coronavirus & Black America, is intended to provide accurate and relevant…May 2020
Community engagement interventions for communicable disease control in low- and lower- middle-income countries: Evidence from a review of systematic reviewsCommunity engagement (CE) interventions include a range of approaches to involve communities in the improvement of their health and wellbeing. Working with communities defined by location or some other shared interest, these interventions may be important in assisting equity and reach of communicable disease control (CDC) in low and lower-middle income countries (LLMIC). We conducted an…April 2020