If organizations are truly committed to addressing the systemic barriers and root causes of inequity within the communities they serve, then SDOH interventions must include authentic community engagement and power and decision rights need to be shared with the BIPOC community. During this 75 minute webinar, panelists will discuss steps and strategies to better integrate BIPOC voice, especially lived experience, into SDOH interventions.
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As the Delta variant spreads across the country, states with low vaccination rates are quickly becoming COVID-19 “hot spots,” with some states seeing increases as ...
Developed by national organizations with experience at the forefront of healthcare transformation and health equity initiatives, a new guidebook, Bringing Light & Heat: A Health Equity Guide for Healthcare Transformation and Accountability, provides this needed framework. The Guide outlines a strategic process for leaders and managers of healthcare institutions to commit to, own, and advance health equity and racial justice (bringing light) and outlines key questions stakeholders can use to help hold these systems accountable for this critical work (bringing heat).
Dr. Lauren Powell, PhD, MPA of The Equitist and Takeda Pharmaceutical talks about public health issues, including the COVID-19 response, systemic racism, health literacy, social justice, and what the pharmaceutical industry is doing to be more equitable.
Carly Bad Heart Bull of Native Ways Federation talks about the impacts of COVID-19 on the Native Community, how they achieved the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., and the long-term effects of colonization.
Local Workforces, Community Advocacy and Trusted Messengers: Bright Spots in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
What defines a "bright spot" in equitable vaccine distribution? The standout stories in this blog post include targeted, community-specific planning, process, and outreach that leads to increased vaccination readiness and access - and offer approaches that can be replicated in other communities.