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
Addressing Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease
New research suggests that higher prevalence in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) among Black and Latino adults is related to higher rates of chronic health conditions and modifiable risk factors. Learn how you can reduce your risk for ADRD.
Health Equity in Action
The COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network provides a collection of curated, online resources related to COVID-19 Health Equity resources. Learn more in latest Health Equity in Action project spotlight.