What is Health Equity?
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
Health Matters for Women newsletter
Interested in women’s health issues and research? Health Matters for Women, a monthly e-newsletter provides information on what is happening in women’s health around CDC and other agencies.
Addressing the Well-Being of the ICU Team
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted areas of inequities and conditions under which many frontline healthcare professionals work. The Well-Being Gap Analysis Toolkit was developed to engage all members of ICU multi-professional teams with ways to support self-care and clinician’s well-being.
Health Justice as a Tool to Fight Existing and Future Pandemics
Principal investigator Dr. Maranda C. Ward shares newly launched program to educate primary care practitioners about how to deliver culturally responsive and nonjudgmental communications with all patients about COVID vaccines and HIV screening and testing.