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Igualdad o equidad? Esta es la pregunta… / Equality or Equity? That is the question ...

By Monica Hurtado, Organizadora comunitaria por la equidad racial y de salud en OAP/OAP Health Equity and Racial Justice Organizer

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The High Achieving Governmental Health Department in 2020 as the Community Chief Health Strategist

This paper was prepared by RESOLVE as part of the Public Health Leadership Forum   with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. John Auerbach, Director of Northeastern University’s Institute on Urban Health Research, also put substantial time and effort into authoring the document with our staff. 45 more words

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Going Far, Together

Billy Moua is an intern at OAP this summer, focusing on health equity. He is a Hmong-American, first generation, senior chemistry major at Carleton College. He plans to attend medical school in hopes of becoming a pediatric oncologist.  954 more words

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Another day. Another datum.

I lied.

I collected no data today. 0. None.

Perhaps what is most frustrating about epidemiological research is that response rates are dwindling and that’s no fun for anyone. 484 more words

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US Ranks Last Among 11 Developed Countries on Significant Health Measures

Lack of access to primary care, inequities and inefficiencies in the health system pushed the U.S. to last place among 11 industrialized countries on health system performance, according to… 673 more words

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