Racial inequity

5G, Smart Cities & Communities of Color Report

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-12

The Joint Center released the report, 5G, Smart Cities & Communities of Color, examining the impact of fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) and Smart City technology on communities of color. Over the next four years major mobile network operators will begin offering 5G in certain cities.

Butler County OEI Team Raises Awareness, Secures Funds

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-04-10

Butler County is one of nine urban areas participating in the Ohio Equity Institute in an effort to reduce Ohio's high infant mortality rate. In early April, Butler County team secured a $20,000 check from the Care Source Foundation in Dayton, OH, and additional money was raised during a gala and silent auction. Learn more by reading the Journal-News article Butler County effort to reduce infant deaths gets funding boost.

Business Case for Racial Equality

Published Date: 
Fri, 2013-11-22

Altarum Institute and the W.K.

Call for Comments: Communication of Benefits and Risks of Medical Products to Underrepresented Populations

Published Date: 
Fri, 2013-08-09

The Food and Drug Administration has released a call for public comment on how the agency communicates the benefits and risks of medical products to health care providers and patients, especially underrepresented populations, including racial subgroups. The deadline for comments is September 9, 2013. To submit a comment, please visit the FDA website.

Racial Differences in Life Expectancy in the United States in 2010

Published Date: 
Fri, 2013-08-09

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that in 2010, life expectancy for the black population was 3.8 years lower than that of the white population, and that this difference was due to higher death rates for the black population for heart disease, cancer, homicide, diabetes and perinatal conditions. The report also found that life expectancy for black males was 4.7 years lower than that of white males, and that life expectancy for black females was 3.3 years lower than that of white females.

Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes

The Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (Equity Institute) is a national initiative designed to strengthen the scientific focus and evidence base for realizing equity in birth outcomes in urban U.S. cities. During a two-year span, selected teams headed by CityMatCH member health departments will participate and receive training to support them as they select, implement, and evaluate an equity-focused project.

Project Status: 
Active

Report: Why Place and Race Matter

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-29

PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity, has released an update to its 2007 report, Why Place Matters. The update, Why Place and Race Matter, hopes to further inspire creative thinking, new partnerships, innovative strategies to achieve sustainable change, and continued momentum in the movement to build healthy, opportunity-rich communities.
To view the full report, visit:

Webcast: Constructing the Foundation for Health Equity

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-29

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is offering a free webcast of the William T. Small, Jr. Keynote lecture "Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Beyond the Affordable Care Act," part of the 34th Annual Minority Health Conference. The webcast will take place on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 2-3 pm EST.
To register for the webcast, visit:
http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/broadcast/

Report: Health Disparities in Asian American Communities

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-29
The Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Boston has released a report, "Information on Small Populations with Significant Health Disparities: A Report on Data Collected on the Health of Asian Americans in Massachusetts."
For more information, visit: http://www.iaas.umb.edu/publications/general/AA%20Health%20Data.pdf
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