HEALTH EQUITY

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Health Equity


Q&A: 100 Million Healthier Lives provides framework for change
by

Louise Dettman

on

March 25, 2021

Six-year project works to change the way people see health
smiling Black baby

Health Equity


Study: US infant health inequality on the rise
by

Lindsay Syms

on

March 05, 2021

Since 2010, low birth weight has increased for Black American infants by 1.5% per decade, a new study says.
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Health Equity


Another benefit of raising the minimum wage? Better US health
by

Michele Late

on

February 04, 2021

Raise the Wage Act would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15
LANCET COUNTDOWN TRACKING PROGRESS ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change / Health Equity / Coronavirus


Addressing the converging crises of climate change, COVID-19 and racism
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 09, 2020

New Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change offers a way forward.
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All Things APHA / Environment / Health Equity


Mobilizing public health to achieve environmental justice
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 01, 2020

APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series wraps up 2020 with a new webinar on environmental justice.
Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional

Annual Meeting / Health Equity / 2020 Annual Meeting


APHA book offers tools to dismantle racism, create a healthier nation
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 26, 2020

Lead editors speak about “Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional.”
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All Things APHA / Health Equity


Healthy People a key tool in achieving health equity
by

Kailey Shanks

on

October 21, 2020

In a new webinar from APHA, health officials discuss how to use Healthy People to impact social determinants.
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All Things APHA / Health Equity / Guest Post


Creating change in housing and health equity
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October 09, 2020

New report highlights history of racism in housing and how to address it.