In this article by PRISM Reports, Health Leads CEO and Vaccine Equity Cooperative co-lead Alexandra Quinn shares perspective on overcoming challenges to an equitable rollout of the vaccines for kids ages 5-11. She sites a set of recommendations created by a diverse working group facilitated by the Cooperative and shared with the Biden administration.
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In this panel discussion from the CDC Foundation in partnership with the Vaccine Equity Cooperative, presenters outline key strategies and approaches for community-based organizations to consider as they prepare for child vaccination efforts.
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.
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.