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Category Archives: Health Disparities

Rutgers receives $10M to improve health inequalities

December 2021. Rutgers launches a new initiative to improve the health and quality of life in disadvantaged communities facing food insecurity, high unemployment, low high school graduation rates, and falling household incomes – funded by a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ( RWJF). The four-year investment, part of a larger presidential and […]

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Today’s Imbalance Stems From the Health of the Enslaved

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Imbalance Is What It Is: We are doomed to repeat the past is we do not fully appreciate it. The HealMobile is sharing the article below because it presents an historical perspective that must be embraced in its entirety. In the 18th century, when the slave system created the dominance of the north-western hemisphere, the […]

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The lack of affordable housing and health inequalities in central Brooklyn, student-led report

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Adi Talwar. Liberty Avenue in Brooklyn. Housing and Health Inequalities: A lack of affordable housing continues to exacerbate health inequalities and financial problems in the predominantly black and Latin American neighborhoods of Central Brooklyn, and a team of student researchers are helping improve solutions for the community. In a new report This month, local high […]

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Center for African American Health buys Denver building for $4.7 million

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Denver, Colorado, July 1, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Center for African American Health (CAA Health) purchased $4.7 million freestanding building that’s $4.9 million in value. CAA Health’s new two-story home is at 3350 Hudson Street, Northeast Park Hill, Denver. “The Holly” is a blessing to the organization and community it serves. The masterful execution […]

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Shortage of mental health professionals, especially in rural Louisiana

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The Health Resources and Services Administration released information in July 2021 showing the great need for mental health professionals. Read more and see map. In Alexandria, Louisiana, treating patients with mental health problems is a challenge for healthcare providers. Indeed, the difficulty increases for those who care for individuals in rural areas. “It has been […]

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Novartis launches 10-year collaboration with HBCUs and more, to focus on health inequalities

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Novartis and be Novartis US Foundation announced a planned ten-year collaboration to develop programs that address the root causes of systemic inequalities in health outcomes and to create greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the research and development ecosystem. Novartis, which has its US headquarters in East Hanover, New Jersey, works with Coursera, the National […]

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Understanding African American Mental Health – Arkansas Counseling Association

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This video is part two of a series on mental health from the Arkansas Counseling Association. Dr. Camille Humes is our presenter.  

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The Late Dr. Llaila Afrika | Holistic Health 101

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“Genius” alumna Lisa Cooper discusses the importance of tackling health inequalities

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  Photo: Johns Hopkins University Lisa Cooper, an alumna of Emory College, has become a global expert in understanding health inequalities. She will review her latest book during a virtual Emory Alumni event on July 22nd at 7pm.  Cooper, a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Genius, will discuss her new book on healthcare disparities in a virtual […]

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“We can do better” with racial health differences in pregnant women, says Dr. Borders

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A new initiative aims to address systemic inequalities for pregnant women in Illinois. The Birth Equity [Justice] Initiative was launched by the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative and aims to reduce racial disparities in pregnancy and birth health outcomes. Dr. Ann Borders, a doctor of maternal and fetal medicine at NorthShore University Health System, said the […]

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