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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- Engaging the power of families and community to increase the impact of philanthropy: A roadmap for fundersRecognizing that authentic community engagement and partnership are essential for sustained health and social impact, this document is meant as guidance outlining best practices for engaging the power of families and the community to improve the impact of philanthropy. By working collaboratively with the community through building trust and creating meaningful opportunities for input,…January 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research
- Our Equity Framework explains our commitment to equity today.Our Equity Framework illustrates why and how we now center equity in all our work at the Trust. It offers a common understanding of what we mean when we talk about equity, how we got here, and where we’re going. (author description) #P4HEwebinarOctober2023January 2023Policy and Practice, Systemic Determinants, Racism
- Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial resources, and support options for families affected by this condition and other birth injuries. (author description)January 2023Maternal/Child Health
- Litigation is a vital tool for enforcing the rights of low-income people to access health care. Numerous laws create health rights: States may not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, sex, or other factors in their health care programs.The Constitution mandates due process, such as understandable notices and the right to appeal, before health benefits are denied or reduced.Federal laws…January 2023Policy & Law
- Human Impact Partners transforms the field of public health to center equity and builds collective power with social justice movements. (author description)January 2023Advocacy, Community-rooted/Participatory Research
- What are social determinants of health?Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. (author description) #P4HEwebinarNovember2023January 2023Social/Structural Determinants
- Health care payments have a broad spectrum. Every patient has unique circumstances, and every practice has its own payment procedure. You need to ensure your family has access to the medical attention they need that is also affordable. Many practices utilize a sliding fee scale. It makes payments easier and helps coordinate your bottom line. More importantly, it keeps your family safe as you…January 2023Services & Programs
- From examining a neighborhood’s food environment to collaborating with policymakers to use geospatial mapping, the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future explores the causes of food insecurity, inequity and poor access on the ability of a community to meet its food needs. By directing resources to areas with significant needs, we work with communities and policymakers to use data and stories…January 2023Services & Programs
- Context: Within the field of public health, there is growing awareness of how complex social conditions shape health outcomes and the role that power plays in driving health inequities. Despite public health frameworks lifting up the need to tackle power imbalances to advance equity, there is little guidance on how to accomplish this as an integral part of health promotion.Objective: This article…January 2023Policy and Practice, Social/Structural Determinants, Systemic Determinants
- Unhealthy eating and physical inactivity are leading causes of death in the U.S. Unhealthy diet contributes to approximately 678,000 deaths each year in the U.S., due to nutrition- and obesity-related diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.1 In the last 30 years, obesity rates have doubled in adults, tripled in children, and quadrupled in adolescents. (author abstract)#…January 2023Diabetes, Heart disease, Obesity