The Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE) Resource Library is a virtual portal containing action-oriented health equity research, practice, and policies. The library aims to increase equity in health by offering free access to field-tested, evidence-informed and evidence-based programs strategies and high-quality research.
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- Links to references, other resources, and style guides to frame health equity and avoid stigmatizing language. (author abstract)December 2023Services & Programs, Social Environment, Racism
- Health inequities impact more than just an individual’s health, they can have a lasting effect on various aspects of a society or community, including wide-reaching economic impacts. Health inequities exist for racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with lower educational attainment due to differential exposure to economic, social, structural, and environmental health risks and limited access…December 2023Policy and Practice
- Key facts:Human rights are universal rights of all human beings, regardless of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.The right to health and other health-related human rights are legally binding commitments enshrined in international human rights instruments. WHO’s Constitution also recognizes the right to…December 2023Policy and Practice, Systemic Determinants
- The Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE) Research Learning Collaborative hosted our third workshop series, which was focused on Community-Based System Dynamics (CBSD). CBSD is a participatory method for engaging and working with communities and organizations to address complex issues across a variety of contexts and cultures. With roots in system dynamics, group model building, and…November 2023Policy and Practice
- To use evidence on addressing racism in social care intervention research to create a framework for advancing health equity for all populations with marginalized social identities (e.g., race, gender, and sexual orientation). Such groups have disproportionate social needs (e.g., food insecurity) and negative social determinants of health (SDOH; e.g., poverty). We recommend how the Agency for…November 2023Social Environment, Racism
- Recognizing that structural racism, sexism, and other structural marginalization as the root cause of health inequities is a major step forward in the field of health equity. However, it is not enough. Efforts to make changes on the structural level require shifts in power that center the views, experiences, and desires of the communities that experience harm. Understanding and collaboration…November 2023Policy and Practice
- The AAMC Collaborative for Health Equity: Act, Research, Generate Evidence (CHARGE) cultivates the health equity community by advancing collaborative research, policy, and programmatic solutions to health and health care inequities. The vision of AAMC CHARGE is an equitable and just society in which academic health centers and their multisector and community partners: Prioritize health equity…November 2023Health Reform, Services & Programs
- Takeaways: Longstanding systemic and institutional policies and practices make leading health equity work a challenge in most communities. Organizational structures, where hierarchical and power dynamics are often at play, may make it difficult to have transparent and effective conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Over the last several years, state lawmakers and governors…November 2023Advocacy, Community-rooted/Participatory Research, Policy & Law, Environment/Context, Systemic Determinants
- Hosted on October 17, this webinar brought together voices from academic, foundation, and community philanthropies of various sizes to speak about their organization’s Health Equity vision and goals. Speakers discussed the ways philanthropies can address social determinants of health.Webinar Objectives:• Learn about the ways philanthropies in various settings act to advance Health Equity• Discuss…October 2023Social/Structural Determinants
- Article headlines in the past year have grabbed readers’ attention by with claims like “loneliness is just as dangerous as smoking fifteen cigarettes per day.” While this statement isn’t entirely correct, loneliness can have a similar impact on heart heath, mental wellbeing, and a number of other health determinants. a number of other health determinants.These findings come at a time when…October 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants