Advocacy for Public Health

Advocacy for Public Health

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ARTICLES

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), What Can the Health Care Sector Do to Advance Health Equity? by Braveman P, Gottlieb L, Francis D, Arkin E, and Acker J. Despite the strong links between health and social conditions, inequities in the social determinants of health have traditionally been viewed as beyond the purview of health care. That sentiment is rapidly changing amid growing recognition among payers and providers that inequities in employment, housing, environment, transportation, and education limit the benefits of health care, drain resources, and make it challenging for health care organizations to operate efficiently. Making sure everyone has a fair and just opportunity to live the healthiest life possible would benefit society and the health care sector.
  • Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Executive Summary A large body of published research reveals that racial and ethnic minorities experience a lower quality of health services and are less likely to receive even routine medical procedures than are white Americans.

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