Minority Health and Health Equity Topics
What is health equity?
Health equity is when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible.
What are health disparities?
Health disparities are differences in health outcomes and their causes among groups of people. For example, African American children are more likely to die from asthma compared to non-Hispanic White children. Reducing health disparities creates better health for all Americans.
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