Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Response: Promising Practices in Health Equity Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT Please join the CDC for another webinar focused on sharing promising public health practices to reduce COVID-19 related disparities. During this webinar, presenters will discuss actions taken to mitigate the disproportionate impact of
From the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis at the University of Iowa College of Public Health: While much of the COVID-19 focus has been on major metropolitan areas, rural areas of the United States are not free of exposure. As of July 1, 2020, there were a total of 2,652,260 cases and 126,661
How can narrative and the humanities help us understand this pandemic? And how can they make medicine smarter, more equitable, and more effective? Join this free conversation from the Modern Language Association. THURSDAY, 16 JULY 2020 2 PM EDT Rita Charon, an MD with a PhD in English, founded the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University.
Black Americans have long suffered from the negative health consequences of racism and encountered numerous barriers to receiving the health and mental health care they need. These inequities have intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the role of psychiatry in addressing these problems and working toward the eradication of racism? Read the article
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