health disparities


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health dis·par·i·ties

(helth dis-par'i-tēz)
Differences in measures of health and availability of health care across populations.
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It is intended to improve researchers' ability to monitor health disparities.
ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence-based interventions at the local and national levels provide promising strategies for reducing racial and ethnic health disparities related to HIV infection rates, immunization coverage, motor vehicle injuries and deaths, and smoking, according to a new report by the CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity.
The RWJF Awards for Health Equity is supporting a total of 10 national membership organizations in finding and honoring individuals who are successfully using systems changes to address health disparities within their communities.
Many of these racial and ethnic health disparities disproportionately impact women.
The Office of Minority Health also supports the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities.
Linking the persistence of global health disparities to breakdowns in communication processes and limited access to relevant health information, Dutta (communications and new media, National U.
The report of the 2013 African American Health Summit is a comprehensive analysis of health disparities and provides a roadmap for effectively addressing these disparities.
Though scholarly contributions to men's health disparities are growing, there continues to be a lack of discourse around concrete solutions that can be applied to reducing or eliminating differences in health outcomes between groups of men.
TO HELP reduce health disparities and narrow the health inequity gap, the U.
The Endowment for Health's latest round of grants includes projects aimed at reducing health disparities among the state's racial, ethnic and linguistic minorities.
Description: Project by "Valley Public Television", to support for Promoting Community Health and Reducing Health Disparities: To build capacity for health messaging in the Building Healthy Communities sites in the Central Valley and to increase awareness of the health disparities among boys and men of color in Fresno.
The 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit is the leading scientific gathering on health disparities.

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