Leveraging a Culturally Diverse Health Workforce to Increase Community Resilience

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Rx for a Healthy Community

US News — What makes a community healthy isn't just the luck of the draw. It isn't just great genes, either. Health is also a sense of well-being and security, access to a healthy diet, green spaces, recreational opportunities and the like. These are the so-called social determinants of disease, the social and environmental conditions that we're born into and encounter as we grow. They include our income, race, where we live or work, and the opportunities we are afforded…read more »

Building Connections for a more Resilient Future

Southwest Air Community — Although it has always been an important place for the Condesa neighborhood, in recent years, the Foro Lindbergh section of Parque México has been recognized as a space that should be defined by community members. Local nonprofit Lugares Públicos has played a pivotal role in strengthening Foro Lindbergh as a community-led public space and we have had the honor of supporting them as part of the Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community program…read more »

Save the Dates for XULA 2018!

XULA 2018 Conference Announcement — We are excited to announce that our 11th Health Disparities Conference, titled Leveraging a Culturally Diverse Health Workforce to Increase Community Resilience, will convene April 18 – 20, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana…read more »

Additional Articles and Newsletters

Health Disparities and Health Equity Champions Recognized at Xavier Health Disparities Conferenceread more »

Most Clinical Trials Have A Glaring Flaw Before They Even Beginread more »

2016 Annual Report: Years of Positive Health Gains in the United States Threatened by Rise in Cardiovascular and Drug Deathsread more »

PPS Releases New Report, “The Case for Healthy Places: Improving Health through Placemaking”read more »

NIH establishes new research program to address health disparities of chronic diseasesread more »

Generation Public Healthread more »

Disparities in Health Risks: Clinical Trials Don't Accurately Reflect Diversity in the USread more »

America's Health Rankings: 2015 Annual Reportread more »

A Holistic Approach to Cancer Health Disparitiesread more »

Paxson ‘Unpacks’ Racial Health Disparitiesread more »

Aggressively Lowering Blood Pressure Saves Lives, Study Findsread more »

NIMHD welcomes new members to the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparitiesread more »

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