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Webinar: Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean

Join a webinar on family planning in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The one-hour webinar will take place July 7 at 10:00am EDT and will focus on the new… 141 more words


Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Discusses Her Department’s Response to Civil Unrest and Suggests Ways LHDs Can Tackle the Root Causes of Structural Racism and Oppression

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO

On April 12, Freddie Gray, Jr., was arrested by the Baltimore City Police Department. He died on April 19, due to spinal cord injuries. 3,145 more words


Conference Recap: #rejuvenation #HOPE!!

By Stephanye R. Clarke

The first National Health Disparities Elimination Summit boasted a lofty theme: Keeping It Real: Real Solutions, Real Change. I will admit to being skeptical about whether or not I’d hear any real solutions that could lead to real change, but I am happy to report my skepticism was misguided. 743 more words


From ER to Primary Care

Can we break the cycle of repeated ER use by promoting trust-based, ongoing primary care?


Food Policy is Like Basketball

I’m writing about food policy – specifically, a recent study on California’s school nutrition standards – but first I need to talk basketball and the Golden State Warriors. 1,774 more words

Obesity In The News

Storify Recap Of May's CHAT: "Doula Care In Pregnancy"

Thanks to everyone who came out for tonight’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to our presenters Rachel Hardeman and Katy Kozhimannil for sharing their knowledge and research results on doula care! 18 more words


Health equity and the City of Memphis

Health equity means everyone, regardless of their gender, race, income, and background, can get the same quality health care.

But it’s not happening in Memphis, not yet. 56 more words

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