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Answering the empirical challenge to arguments for universal health coverage based in health equity

Temkin (2014) asks how we should distribute resources between the social determinants of health (SDOH) and health care; Sreenivasan (2007) argues that if our goal is fair opportunity, funding universal health coverage (UHC) is the wrong policy. 207 more words


Acknowledge Our Power and Privilege

Another well-written message from my supervisor and the interim director of the Office of Health Equity, Anne-Marie Braga! She is truly an advocate for equity, justice and inclusiveness. 20 more words

Public Health

Using the Roots of Health Inequity: An Interview with Public Health Nurse Jennifer Weitzel

By Tiffany J. Huang, MPH, Program Analyst, Assessment and Planning

NACCHO’s Roots of Health Inequity Web-based course offers a learning opportunity for public health practitioners, partners, and students to explore health inequities. 591 more words

Health Equity

Health Equity and Environmental Justice

I designed this visual for work to show the relationship between three organizations that are working on health equity and environmental justice (HE & EJ) at the state public health department. 67 more words

Public Health

Accessing the ACA’s Full Potential

Although research by a new Drexel professor has shown important increases in health care access for the United States’ Latino population under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), he feels expanding it to include undocumented immigrants could have the far-reaching positive impact the law was designed to achieve. 532 more words

Health & Medicine

Health inequalities from an Economics perspective

Unlimited health care for refugees would be economically favorable over the current system (Leistungskatalog).
Under this system, treatment is oftentimes only received when emergency admission is required after severe exacerbation of an existing disease. 56 more words

Carlo DeMaria, Mayor of Everett and Kathleen O’Brien, Director of the Everett Community Health Partnership, Champion the MA Food Trust

On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 The Everett Independent published an OpEd titled, “Affordable Food: Everett’s Pathway to Health and Economic Vitality” by Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Kathleen O’Brien, Director of the Everett Community Health Partnership.  96 more words

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