Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Achieving this requires focused and ongoing societal efforts to address historical and contemporary injustices; overcome economic, social, and other obstacles to health and healthcare; and eliminate preventable health disparities.
Health Equity Around CDC
Stories from the Field: Conversations on COVID-19 Prevention with 3 Exemplary Charter Schools
Charter schools face specific barriers, including access to vaccines and testing, in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn more in the latest Conversations in Equity blog.
Stories from the Field: PODER en SALUD
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected many Hispanic or Latino communities. PROCEED, Inc. has engaged Hispanic or Latino-serving organizations in a collective effort to increase their community’s capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and future health issues.