Tag: health disparities

Tag: health disparities

HDR@UCR Receives Funds to Address COVID-related Health Disparities
December 9, 2020 The Latest LPOC Organization

In October, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) awarded a total of $520,000 in funding to the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of California, Riverside (HDR@UCR) as part of a statewide initiative to address health disparities related to COVID-19.

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Social Determinants of Health Symposium
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.

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Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

American cities face stubbornly large racial disparities in infant mortality, preterm and low birthweight births along with unacceptable rates of maternal mortality. The Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service (MAMA) program is an innovative, multi-sector initiative that seeks to address the constellation of social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.

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Advancing Health Equity Science, Practice & Outcomes: A Culture of Health Listening Workshop
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

On October 14, 2020, the National Academy of Medicine Culture of Health Program will host a public meeting to examine gaps, barriers, priorities, and opportunities for decision-makers advancing health equity through policy.

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The Intersection of Social Justice, Health & Well-being
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

As part of Global Diversity Awareness Month, the UC Davis School Of Medicine is hosting a virtual address and Q&A via Facebook Live Program includes Keynote Address: Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., President & Dean Morehouse School of Medicine followed by Q&A with UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May & UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear

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Systematic Racism, Health Disparities, and COVID-19: Leading through Complex Trauma with Resilience and Hope
September 16, 2020 LPOC Organization

Join us to learn about the tools for supporting individuals as they develop healing and resiliency around complex trauma.

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