Health Equity

June 8, 2022
The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) and National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) released results from a recent joint poll conducted by Morning Consult, focusing on the importance of health equity in addressing barriers to care.
May 12, 2022
This podcast offers a candid discussion on why cancer risks are higher and survival rates are lower for Black people, while addressing the disparities facing all patients from underrepresented, excluded, and disenfranchised communities.
May 11, 2022
This webinar addresses principles and recommendations for standardizing measurements for sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
April 11, 2022
The No Menthol Sunday toolkit details the 2022 theme and contains templates, sermon topics, fact sheets, activities and inspiration for your faith community event.
April 11, 2022
Research from the Collaborative on Media & Messaging for Health and Social Policy explores public understanding and concern about health inequities, examines how various audiences react to messaging about health inequity, and describes strategies to avoid common pitfalls and misunderstandings…
April 11, 2022
This update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports on cancer incidence, causes of cancer death, and additional topics.
April 11, 2022
This Health Affairs brief focuses on early research and practical evidence about health policy–led programs and policies that address social needs as a way to mitigate health disparities magnified during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 11, 2022
This infographic from the NIHCM Foundation explores the current state of rural health in the US, including the impact of COVID-19, access to care, and interventions to improve rural health.
April 11, 2022
This insightful discussion dug deeper into what data exists on health disparities, what are the gaps in data and how those gaps could be closed and/or existing data better used to implement change that addresses the disparities.
March 9, 2022
This document was produced by the Iowa Cancer Consortium Policy Workgroup as a resource for Consortium members and other cancer control advocates who are interested in how policy can reduce cancer-related disparities.