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Health Equity Research National Institutes of Health (NIH)

7 hours agoTo address long-standing health disparities and promote health equity, efforts under the UNITE initiative will seek to improve transparency, accountability, and sustainability in support for research on health disparities, minority health, and health equity. Concrete actions to achieve this goal include: Foster NIH-wide initiatives to:

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Office of Health Equity (OHE) National Institutes of Health

2 hours agoIn 2016, a working group of the National Advisory Child Health and Human Development (NACHHD) Council reviewed OHE to provide suggestions about how the Office could better assist NICHD in addressing and eliminating health disparities and improving the number of underrepresented individuals in the scientific workforce.

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New, highly innovative NIH research awards to address

6 hours agoThe National Institutes of Health is funding bold, new research ideas that focus on interventions to address health disparities and advance health equity. Eleven grants were awarded to support the work of exceptionally creative researchers across the United States through the NIH Common Fund’s

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What Are Health Disparities and Health Equity? We Need …

3 hours agoHealth equity and health disparities are intertwined. Health equity means social justice in health (i.e., no one is denied the possibility to be healthy for belonging to a group that has historically been economically/socially disadvantaged). Health disparities are the metric we use to measure progress toward achieving health equity.

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Publish Year: 2014
Author: Paula Braveman

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National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

6 hours agoNIH Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025: Learn how NIH Institutes, Offices and Centers will engage to promote health equity. Ethnicity & Disease supplement: Research and recommendations focused on structural racism in multiple settings and across populations with health disparities.

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Ensuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at NIH

4 hours agoThe NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) is responsible for developing and ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and policies that support civil rights, equity, diversity, and inclusion. These policies articulate the rights and responsibilities of every manager, supervisor, and employee in support of these efforts.

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Health Workforce for Health Equity ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

3 hours agoSocial Mission of Health Professions’ Education. The social mission of a health professions school is the school’s contribution in its mission, programs, and the performance of its graduates, faculty, and leadership in advancing health equity and addressing the health disparities of the society in which it exists.13 The education pipeline plays an important role in …

Author: Patricia Pittman, Candice Chen, Clese Erikson, Edward Salsberg, Qian Luo, Anushree Vichare, Sonal Ba...
Publish Year: 2021

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Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Food NHLBI, NIH

6 hours agoThey also explored innovative research strategies that could inform policies and practices to help prevent diet-related health disparities, as well as promote health equity. This event, which was free and open to the public, featured panel discussions, networking opportunities and …

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Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

4 hours agoDavid Rice, Acting Director of the Special Emphasis Program Branch, will give a presentation on Disability Inclusion.He will discuss what the word disability means to the audience and engage in a dialogue to explore the range of definitions. He will also explain some of the laws that have made the most significant impact on the Disability Community and how those laws shaped his …

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Bounded Justice and the Limits of Health Equity

3 hours agoBounded Justice as Concept. While the work of this paper is not to judge bounded justice as a “good concept,” following the rubric outlined by Gerring, 6 bounded justice does meet the criteria of familiarity, resonance, coherence, differentiation, depth, theoretical utility, and field utility. Further, by Jabareen’s account, 7 every concept has a history, contains components …

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Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services NIH

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1. Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are responsible for seven of every 10 deaths among Americans each year and account for 75% of the nation’s health spending.1 Many of these chronic conditions can be prevented, delayed, or caught and treated early when patients work closely with their primary care providers. Greater use of proven clinical preventive services in the United States could avert the loss of millions of life-years and result in cost savings for individuals and families.2 Evidence-based guidelines recommending certain preventive services are developed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Community Preventive Services Task Force, and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bright Futures program to help all Americans stay healthy.3,4 Despite the proven value of preventive services such as various screenings, provider counseling, and preventive medications, implementation by providers and uptake by patients of these evidence-b...

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Health Equity CDC

7 hours agoREACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Health) REACH is a national program that supports community coalitions that design, implement, and evaluate community-driven strategies to eliminate health disparities among the following racial and ethnic groups: African Americans, American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian Americans, Alaska Natives, and Pacific Islanders.

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Turning Discovery

Just NowOfficial website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research. The NIH website offers health information for the public, scientists, researchers, medical professionals, patients, educators,

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RFANS22002: HEAL Initiative: Advancing Health Equity in

4 hours agoNIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: HEAL Initiative: Advancing Health Equity in Pain Management (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) RFA-NS-22-002. NINDS

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Equity, intercultural approaches, and ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

3 hours agoNational Institutes of Health. [PMC free article] 10. Pan American Health Organization . Just societies: Health equity and dignified lives. Report of the Commission of the Pan American Health Organization on Equity and Health Inequalities in the …

Author: Daniel F. Gallego-Pérez, Carmen Verônica Mendes Abdala, Daniel Miele Amado, Islândia Maria Carvalho ...
Publish Year: 2021

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In Pursuit of Health Equity in Pediatrics

3 hours agoWhat Is Health Equity? There are many definitions for the term “health equity,” and there is considerable overlap in themes. The National Academies’ definition provides a strong foundation: “Health equity is the state in which everyone has the opportunity to attain full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or any other

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RaceFree Biomarkers to Quantify Kidney Function: Health

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1 hours agoRace-Free Biomarkers to Quantify Kidney Function: Health Equity Lessons Learned From Population-Based Research Am J Kidney Dis . 2021 Feb 11;S0272-6386(20)31188-4. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.12.001.

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Publish Year: 2021
Author: Nwamaka D. Eneanya, Sophia Kostelanetz, Mallika L. Mendu

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RFAFD22003: Innovation Award: COVID19 and Health

4 hours agoNIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Optional RFA-FD-22-003. FDA

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NOTOD21066: Request for Information grants.nih.gov

7 hours agoOffice of The Director, National Institutes of Health Purpose This Notice is a Request for Information (RFI) inviting feedback on the approaches NIH can take to advance racial equity, diversity, and inclusion within all facets of the biomedical research workforce, and expand research to eliminate or lessen health disparities and inequities.

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The Untapped Potential of the Nurse Practitioner Workforce

1 hours agoThe growing nurse practitioner (NP) workforce represents a significant supply of primary care providers, who if optimally utilized, are well-positioned to improve access to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. However, many barriers affect the …

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Events National Institutes of Health (NIH)

8 hours agoA comprehensive calendar of NIH institute-sponsored or related events held at or near the NIH’s Bethesda, Maryland, campus. The NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS) The goal of the WALS is to keep NIH researchers abreast of the latest and most important research in the United States and beyond.

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RE: Request for Information: Comments and Suggestions to

7 hours agoNational Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Submitted via www.rfi.grants.nih.gov RE: Request for Information: Comments and Suggestions to Advance and Strengthen Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Biomedical Research and Advance Health

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Reconsidering SystemsBased Practice ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

3 hours agoOur proposed new competency prioritizes the language of health equity for our profession. 25 Its content is informed by existing, innovative undergraduate and graduate medical education pedagogy and public health, health services research, and social medicine frameworks. 4,19,26–48 The subcompetencies have real-life analogues to the daily

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Publish Year: 2020
Author: Enrico G. Castillo, Jessica Isom, Katrina L. DeBonis, Ayana Jordan, Joel T. Braslow, Robert Rohrbaug...

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Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and

2 hours agoHow does this initiative fit in to other NIH efforts in health disparities and health equity research? NIH is taking bold steps to end structural racism and racial inequities throughout the biomedical research enterprise. Through a new initiative called UNITE, NIH has begun to identify short-term and long-term actions to address these issues

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Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and

3 hours agoHow does this initiative fit in to other NIH efforts in health disparities and health equity research? NIH is taking bold steps to end structural racism and racial inequities throughout the biomedical research enterprise. Through a new initiative called UNITE, NIH has begun to identify short-term and long-term actions to address these issues

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Advancing health equity in cancer care: The lived

1 hours agoAdvancing health equity in cancer care: The lived experiences of poverty and access to lung cancer screening PLoS One . 2021 May 6;16(5):e0251264. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0251264.

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Publish Year: 2021
Author: Ambreen Sayani, Mandana Vahabi, Mary Ann O’Brien, Mary Ann O’Brien, Geoffrey Liu, Stephen Hwang, Pet...

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RFANS22009: Detecting Cognitive grants.nih.gov

4 hours agoNIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Detecting Cognitive Impairment, Including Dementia, in Primary Care and Other Everyday Clinical Settings for the General Public and Health Equity, Pragmatic Clinical Trials (U01 Clinical Trial Required) RFA-NS-22-009. NINDS

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PAR20303: Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health

Just NowPAR-20-302 - Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Number of Applications. See Section III. 3. Additional Information on Eligibility. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number (s) 93.395. Funding Opportunity Purpose. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support

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Dismantling Structural Racism, Supporting Black Lives and

3 hours agoLearn, understand and accept America's racist roots. Structural racism is born of a doctrine of white supremacy created to justify mass oppression for economic and political exploitation. 4 In the US, this was carried out through centuries of slavery premised on the social construct of race. 5 In a very literal sense, this country codified the value of black lives as 3/5 …

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Publish Year: 2016
Author: Rachel R. Hardeman, Eduardo M. Medina, Katy B. Kozhimannil

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Focus: Health Equity: Gender Issues in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

3 hours agoBioMed Res Int. 2016; 2016:1764837. 10.1155/2016/1764837 [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Greenberg-Dotan S, Reuveni H, Simon-Tuval T, Oksenberg A, Tarasiuk A. Gender differences in morbidity and health care utilization among adult obstructive sleep apnea patients.

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[Globalization, international trade, and health equity]

1 hours agoThe piece considers the relationships among globalization, trade, and health in general and then focuses on the special case of trade in health goods and services. The piece looks at the possible impact on health equity of the agreements for integration and free trade that are being negotiated in the Americas.

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Publish Year: 2002
Author: Cesar Vieira

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Health Equity COVID19 CDC

6 hours agoHealth Equity News and Resources. July 16, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration, by Race and Ethnicity — North Carolina, December 14, 2020–April 6, 2021. July 2, 2021: Disparities in Learning Mode Access Among K–12 Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic, by Race/Ethnicity, Geography, and Grade Level — United States, September 2020

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RFARM21022: Transformative Research to Address Health

3 hours agoNIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity at Minority Serving Institutions (U01 Clinical Trial Allowed) RFA-RM-21-022. RMOD

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Uneven Access to SmokeFree Laws and Policies and Its

1 hours agoUneven Access to Smoke-Free Laws and Policies and Its Effect on Health Equity in the United States: 2000-2019 Am J Public Health . 2019 Nov;109(11):1568-1575. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305289.

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Publish Year: 2019
Author: Amy Y Hafez, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Margarete C Kulik, Maya Vijayaraghavan, Stanton A Glantz

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NIMHD Envisioning Health Equity Art Challenge Rules and

Just NowNIMHD Envisioning Health Equity Art Challenge Rules and Requirements How to Enter Participants must send an email to [email protected]nih.gov using the subject line “ Art Challenge 2020: [Title of Art Submission], [Age Category: Teen or Adult],” with their artwork and completed entry form.

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Abstract pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

4 hours agoBehavioural interventions delivered through interactive social media for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2021 May 31;5:CD012932. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012932.pub2.

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General Information National Institutes of Health

9 hours agoThe NIMHD 10th Anniversary Scientific Symposium: Innovations to Promote Health Equity will showcase the latest discoveries in minority health and health disparities research. Join us for a day of new insights, dynamic discussions and a look toward the future. Recent news coverage on topics such as maternal mortality, medication ineffectiveness, …

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Health Disparities Center Holds Free Dental Clinic

5 hours agoImpacting Lives Through Free Dental Clinic in College Park, Maryland. Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., who died after an untreated tooth infection, is the inspiration behind the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy & Health Equity Festival, which provided a free dental clinic to more than 1,200 patients last fall.

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Inclusive Excellence: NHLBI’s Commitment to UNITE NHLBI, NIH

9 hours agoLast month, NIH took important steps to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion become ingrained in biomedical research through the launch of the UNITE initiative. This ambitious effort takes us far beyond simply “fixing” the racially biased NIH funding gap made plain in the 2011 Ginther report and moves us toward the goal of a scientific enterprise free of …

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Systemic racism, a key risk factor for NHLBI, NIH

4 hours agoResearchers at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and many others, have recently highlighted the current understanding of a national problem: Maternal illness and death. A recent special issue of the Journal of Women’s Health offers some of the more promising clinical and public health practices being used to tackle the issue and …

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Using systems science to advance health equity in tobacco

1 hours agoUsing systems science to advance health equity in tobacco control: a causal loop diagram of smoking Tob Control . 2021 Sep 17;tobaccocontrol-2021-056695. doi: …

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News Around NIDDK NIDDK

8 hours agoNIDDK is committed to creating a culture of civility, diversity, equity, and inclusion. I join Dr. Francis Collins in his goal to end structural racism in biomedical research and support the important NIH efforts launched under his leadership, including the recently announced NIH-wide UNITE initiative.NIDDK’s response to this significant issue has also been robust, including …

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Communities Say "Yes!" to COVID Tests NIH COVID19 Research

1 hours agoCommunities Say "Yes!" to COVID Tests. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, doesn’t always cause symptoms, but people who have asymptomatic infections can unknowingly spread the disease. 1 These asymptomatic infections may cause up to half of the viral spread in the United States. 2. Tests can detect asymptomatic infections, but people

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Health disparities – NIH Director's Blog

3 hours agoTestifying Before House Subcommittee. Posted on May 27th, 2021 by Dr. Francis Collins. I testified virtually on May 25 for the U.S. House of Representatives Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS) Subcommittee hearing on the FY 22 NIH Budget.The hearing provided an opportunity to discuss a range of topics, including COVID-19, health disparities, substance …

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NIH's Women Who Lead Office of Equity, Diversity and

6 hours agoHere is what I know. Health disparities are rooted in social disadvantage and are among the most wicked problems of our time. COVID-19 disparities are new, but the fundamental causes are longstanding. The goal is health equity, which refers to all people having a fair and just opportunity to attain the highest level of health.

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Health Disparities and the Global Landscape of Lymphoma

4 hours agoLymphoma encompass a wide variety of distinct disease entities, including, but not limited to, subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). In the last 3 decades, therapeutic advancements have resulted in substantial improvements in lymphoma outcome. In most high-income regions, HL is a largely curable disease and for …

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NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture nimh.nih.gov

6 hours agoOn July 28, 2021, NIMH will host the James Jackson Memorial Award lecture with the inaugural award winner, Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. Dr. Neblett will discuss how his current research, mentoring, and community engagement advances the fields of mental health disparities and minority mental health.

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SmokeFree Laws and Disparities in Secondhand Smoke

1 hours agoIntroduction: Little is known about the relationship between smoke-free laws and persistent disparities in secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among nonsmoking adults in the United States. Aims and methods: We constructed time-varying smoke-free law measures representing whether or not at least 50% of each US county's population was covered by smoke-free laws in …

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What is the definition of health equality?

"Health equity” or “equity in health” implies that ideally everyone should have a fair opportunity to attain their full health potential and that no one should be disadvantaged from achieving this potential.

What is health equality?

In short, health equality means everyone receives the same standard, while health equity means everyone receives individualized care to bring them to the same level of health. Health equality is not always preferable.

What are health inequities?

Health inequities are differences in health status or in the distribution of health resources between different population groups, arising from the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. Health inequities are unfair and could be reduced by the right mix of government policies.

What is health equity research?

The Health Equity Research Lab is an interdisciplinary group of researchers, clinicians, and community partners conducting research to improve physical and mental health in diverse communities. We are part of Cambridge Health Alliance, a safety net health care system in Boston metro-north area, whose mission is to improve the health...

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