The start of a new and exciting school year means the youngest among us are gathering together in close quarters spreading lots of knowledge - and lots of germs. On October 12th, CDC Foundation + Vaccine Equity Cooperative discussed strategies to protect our children from infection, illness, and hospitalization.
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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.
Rey Faustino, MPP, Chief Strategy & Impact Officer of Alluma talks about Filipino American nurses fighting against COVID, the challenges of accessing social services & essential needs during COVID, the importance of data democratization, and why diversity is a must in boardrooms.
Despite their proven effectiveness in improving birth outcomes, Doulas continue to face barriers to providing care that have been further intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource shares learnings from a series of focus groups Health Leads conducted with Doulas working in New York City, presenting challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for how institutions can better integrate and support doulas into the care team.
Latinx communities across the U.S. continue to be underrepresented among those vaccinated for COVID-19. As of May 3, 2021, the CDC reported that while race/ethnicity ...
This webinar highlights common COVID-19 vaccination concerns and access challenges among Latinx populations and successful approaches to increasing vaccine access and readiness in Latinx communities by enabling and supporting local promatoras.