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Latest Blog Posts in 2022
Building on the progress that has already been made with implementation of our first set of recommendations, the Vaccine Equity Cooperative Kids Vaccine Working Group created additional recommendations that respond to the slow progress of COVID-19 vaccinations for children, the decline in routine childhood immunizations, and the release of Omicron-specific boosters this fall.
In the face of this major setback in reproductive justice, we must also continue to fight to improve the underlying systems that make it both challenging and dangerous to deliver and raise children in the U.S., whether these children are planned or the product of forced birth.
In September 2021, Health Leads conducted a workshop at the Community Information Exchange (CIE) Summit to explore the current state of the technology-driven approaches for social determinants of health (SDOH) interventions. Workshop participants discussed and visualized how current approaches to SDOH interventions both obstruct and promote anti-racism and equity advancement, and reflected on whether their organizations’ SDOH interventions facilitate liberation for oppressed communities.
This piece features excerpts from an interview with two community leaders of color — Ngozi Moses, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Perinatal Network, and Lebone Moses, President and CEO of Chisara Ventures Inc. — explaining how social determinants of health (SDOH) technology vendors can negatively affect community-based organizations (CBOs), and how to overcome that potential harm.
In celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Month, host Ashlei A. Rodgers, MPH interviews Dr. Kyu Rhee, Senior Vice President & Aetna Chief Medical Officer at CVS Health. Hear their candid conversation about CVS’ commitment to health equity, the intersectionality between public health and the private sector, data philanthropy and the importance of positive AAPI representation.