Health Disparities - Diverse Health

‘Getting a Clearer Picture’: Black Americans on the Factors That Overcame Their Vaccine

by Curtis Bunn | April 12, 2021
Richard J. Sylvia Jr. did not get an annual flu shot, so he wondered, why take the coronavirus [...] Read more

UI Alum, Public Health Director Discusses Ways to Address Health Disparities

by Jen Lask | April 12, 2021
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — UI students in the College of Applied Health [...] Read more

ACHA Issues New Guidance on Protecting Vulnerable Populations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

by B. Denise Hawkins | August 31, 2020
Along with careful and ambitious plans to reopen for the fall semester amid a pandemic have com [...] Read more

Philly Should Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis — And Then Do Something About it

by Queen Muse | August 24, 2020
Crisis is a term we often hear in conversations about things we perceive to be of grave danger [...] Read more

Healthcare Providers Push to Fix Racism in the Medical Industry as COVID-19 Devastates Communities of Color

by Autumn Schoolman | August 24, 2020
Two pediatricians, two allergists, one dermatologist and three hospitals. Anna Akins, 32, sat i [...] Read more

Panel: Pandemic Has Exposed Long-Standing Health Inequities

by James Dean | August 03, 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic is frequently described as unprecedented, its disproportionate t [...] Read more

Health Illiteracy Is Nothing New in America. But the Pandemic Magnifies How Troubling It Is.

by Eve Glicksman | August 03, 2020
A Michigan library had to ask patrons to stop microwaving books to kill the coronavirus after n [...] Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Need to Diversify Healthcare Workforce

by Lois Elfman | July 20, 2020
The pandemic’s devastating impact on communities of color clarifies the need for diversity am [...] Read more
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