Category Archives: Health Disparities

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 […]

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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 […]

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Gabby Thomas Q&A – This Sprinter Wants to Tackle Health Disparities—But After the Olympic Trials

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Success—both on the track and off—came relatively early for sprinter Gabby Thomas. In 2016, she made her first appearance at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in the 200 […]

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Indiana Raises $ 40 Million From CDC To Address COVID-Related Health Inequalities

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Indiana and Marion Counties are receiving more than $ 40 million in federal funding from a $ 2.25 billion national fund aimed at addressing health inequalities caused by the COVID […]

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Murphy signs laws to set up a COVID-19 Task Force to Investigate Racial and Health Differences

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Governor Phil Murphy (D) has signed a law that will create a COVID-19 pandemic task force to investigate racial and health disparities in minority communities. By John Heinis / Hudson […]

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CDC grants Oklahoma $ 53 million to help eradicate the health disparities of COVID-19

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Oklahoma health authorities receive more than $ 53 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help address health inequalities associated with COVID-19. More than $ […]

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New Mexico Receives CDC Funding For COVID-19 Health Differences

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CDC has awarded $ 38,523,202 to the New Mexico Department of Health to help address health inequalities caused by COVID-19. The funding, part of a $ 2.25 billion nationwide investment, […]

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