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National Strategy for Achieving Health Equity and a Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Elmira Bloom
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-06 - Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

In 1985, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a landmark report documenting the existence of health disparities for minorities in the United States. It called such disparities, "an affront both to our ideals and to the ongoing genius of American medicine." In the decades since
National Strategy for Achieving Health Equity and a Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Elmira Bloom
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-01 - Publisher: Nova Science Publishers

This title focuses on a national stakeholder strategy for achieving health equity, and a health and human services action plan to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.
National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Regina M. Benjamin
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: DIANE Publishing

The Affordable Care Act, landmark health legislation passed in 2010, called for the development of the National Prevention Strategy to realize the benefits of prevention for all Americans¿ health. This Strategy builds on the law¿s efforts to lower health care costs, improve the quality of care, and provide coverage options
Inequality in America
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Stephen Caliendo
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Why does inequality have such a hold on American society and public policy? And what can we, as citizens, do about it? Inequality in America takes an in-depth look at race, class and gender-based inequality, across a wide range of issues from housing and education to crime, employment and health.
Sustainable Community Health
Language: en
Pages: 638
Authors: Elias Mpofu
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Applying a trans-disciplinary approach, this book provides a comprehensive, research-based guide to understanding, implementing, and strengthening sustainable community health in diverse international settings. By examining the interdependence of environmental, economic, public health, community wellbeing and development factors, the authors address the systemic factors impacting health disparities, inequality and social justice