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Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity

From the blog article by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:

Americans today live shorter, sicker lives than people in other developed countries, and, across the nation, health varies by income, education, race and ethnicity, and geography. 265 more words

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Save the Date: Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Campaign Kick-Off

Join us on February 28, 2017 for the campaign launch to call on the legislature to continue the important work of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) 110 more words

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Join MPHA for Sexual Health Lobby Day on January 31st

MPHA is proud to be a sponsor of the second annual Reproductive and Sexual Health Lobby Day at the State House hosted by the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts… 65 more words

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Invitation to connect with the Health Justice Team, a project of the Muslim Justice League

The Health Justice Team, a project of the Muslim Justice League (MJL), is a group of health professionals and health policy advocates collaborating to educate health sector colleagues about structural Islamophobia’s impact on individuals and public health. 116 more words

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Alabama infant mortality almost three times higher for African-Americans

From the article by Amy Yurkanin in AL.com:

Almost 500 babies born in Alabama in 2015 did not live to celebrate their first birthdays, and the tragedy of those deaths fell most heavily on African-American families. 364 more words

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Twas the week before Christmas

This is my last blog for 2016 and in the run up to Christmas, I’d like to thank you for your commitment and hard work this year. 348 more words

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Meet Rachel Erickson, USC & Global Health Corps Alum

Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training emerging leaders in global health equity. 1,547 more words