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.
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Racial equity-focused non-profit expands COVID-19 relief projects and drives toward long-term systemic change BOSTON and OAKLAND – Health equity-focused non-profit Health Leads today announced its commitment ...
Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative: Fostering Community-Driven Change During COVID-19 and Beyond
We recently spoke with Melissa Jones, Executive Director of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII), to learn how her community has mobilized to meet the challenges of our new reality head on. We talked through what it means to build effective collaboration structures, push forward policy changes, and address the inequities that have been made more apparent than ever.
In this Q&A by Scaling Pathways, our Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis highlights the importance of community governance and shared decision-making when it comes to the use and interpretation of data.
The Power of Effective Community Partnerships: Spotlight on Cincinnati’s All Children Thrive Learning Network
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Andrew Beck about the All Children Thrive (ACT) Learning Network supported by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Uniquely positioned to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT is an example of a network that is prioritizing community-wide aims, empowering caregivers, and setting measurable goals to effectively tackle challenging problems that can’t be solved by health systems alone.