Health Equity

November 16, 2021
At CDC, we are committed to ensuring every person has the opportunity to live a healthy life. To that end, CDC—as the nation’s leading public health agency—has established this web portal, “Racism and Health” to serve as a hub for our activities, promote a public discourse on how racism negatively…
November 16, 2021
The Center for Black Health & Equity’s No Menthol Sunday is our annual opportunity for faith communities to address the detrimental impact tobacco is having on African American communities.
November 16, 2021
Active People, Healthy Nation (SM) is an initiative led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve the health of 27 million Americans by 2027 by increasing their level of physical activity.
November 16, 2021
Rural America is economically, socially, culturally, geographically, and demographically diverse. This multidimensional diversity presents complex challenges and unique opportunities related to delivering health care and improving health outcomes and health equity in rural communities.
November 16, 2021
This policy brief from the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center addresses geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries in five states.
September 29, 2021
This is the first installment of the APHA HA Section–Public Health Management to Practice series. We will begin to discuss the significance of introducing racism as a public health crisis. Due to the nature of this topic, it will be delivered in three parts to capture the background of this work,…
September 29, 2021
This poster reminds patients of all backgrounds, identities and national origins that they are welcome in your organization. Versions are available with and without the GW Cancer Center's logo.
September 20, 2021
This toolkit, created as a part of the Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful (TEAM) training program, provides resources to encourage cultural sensitivity and promote equitable care for racial, ethnic, sexual and gender minority patients.
May 25, 2021
The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership hosts a quarterly Zoom series, where we hear from experts and CCC coalitions about ways to advance health equity through CCC coalitions and plans.
December 21, 2020
This policy brief, co-authored by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), the National Medical Association (NMA) and UnidosUS, reports that historic maltreatment of communities of color and tribal nations, coupled with current day structural racism, are the root of distrust of government and healthcare…