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Recent Health Disparity Studies: Australia and Afghanistan

Maggie Sullivan - July 9, 2017
Two new studies related to health disparities (different root causes) were recently published online, one from Australia and the other from Afghanistan. Both articles are available through open access...
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Health Disparities Midwifery Research
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

World Health Organization - Health inequities findings

Thomas Bauer - Sept. 23, 2016
According to the World Health Organization Health inequities are systematic differences in health outcomes Health inequities are differences in health status or in the distribution of health resources...
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CHWs Health Disparities Health inequities Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings world health organization
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Examining health literacy disparities in the USA, a third look at the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)

Thomas Bauer - Sept. 17, 2016
R. V. Rikard, Maxine S. Thompson, Julie McKinney and Alison Beauchamp reexamined the National Assessment of Adult literacy and found " Relational indicators of social class are related to health lite...
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chronic disease chronic non-adherence CHWs Health Disparities Health Literacy Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

NIH to address Health Disparities

Thomas Bauer - Sept. 11, 2016
This community has long discussed the disparity of health outcomes. The attached AAFP article states "Diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer are among the numerous chronic diseases and condit...
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CHWs Health Disparities Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Attend the Global Health Catalyst Summit @ Harvard Medical School, April 29-30

Eric Obscherning - April 21, 2016
From April 29-30, Global Health Catalyst and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center (along with numerous sponsors) will host the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School. The theme this year is ...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care cervical cancer collaboration Conferences & Meetings Harvard Health Disparities health technology ICT liver cancer Medical technology mobile applications new partnerships Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

NIH launches research program to reduce health disparities in surgical outcomes

Thomas Bauer - April 20, 2016
From the NIH Site - The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched an initiative to support research to better unders...
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Call for Research CHWs Health Disparities Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Puerto Rico's Financial Crisis and the impact on population health

Thomas Bauer - April 14, 2016
From the CNN article attached to this post - "Justin Maldonado learned that fact in the most tragic way possible. His uncle had a stroke in the summer of 2014. The family rushed him to a local hospita...
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CHWs clinical outcomes economic impact Health Disparities Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models poverty poverty trap Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

How can imporive health equity in Africa?

Health equity is an economic issue as well as a social justice issue. Significant inequities and disparities exist between different racial/ethnic groups, socioeconomic classes, and geographical locat...
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evidence Health Disparities imporive health equity in Africa? Meseret Desta Haileyesus policy problem in Africa quality of care Research social determinants