Health Equity Around CDC
New Expert Perspective on Racism and Health
“The presence of such tragic health disparities in communities of color is not a new phenomenon,” says APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD. Read more about his perspective on eliminating health disparities.
Health Equity in Action
CDC is working with state, territorial, local, and tribal partners, and community-serving organizations, to ensure all public health actions address health disparities for all populations.
COVID-19 Vaccine Equity
Many social, geographic, political, economic, and environmental factors create challenges to vaccination access and acceptance, often affecting racial and ethnic minority groups. CDC is committed to COVID-19 vaccine equity, which is when everyone has fair and just access to COVID-19 vaccination.