Database of health equity and social justice. Seeks to advance the capacity of local health departments to address health inequities.
Health inequities are the result from a disparity in experiences/resources that have roots in the material world. Includes underinvestments in public policy and healthcare.
Inequities exist because minorities are more likely than whites to live in communities that are deprived and lack the necessary infrastructure for a healthy lifestyle. One study demonstrated an association between the location of food … Continued