HEALTH EQUITY

HEALTH EQUITY:

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Create equality in health is a priority and a fundamental value of the APHA. For health equity, we mean that every person has the opportunity to reach their highest level of health.
Injustice is created when the barriers preventing people and communities have access to these conditions, and reach their full potential. Inequality is different from health disparities, which are differences in health status among people due to several social or demHEALTH EQUITYographic, such as race, gender, income or geographic area factors. Inequalities in health is a way to measure our progress towards achieving health equity.
How to achieve health equity? We appreciate all people alike. We are improving the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, learn and grow old. We work with other sectors to address the factors that affect health, including employment, housing, education, public health and safety and access to food. 1 we call racism as a force to determine how to distribute these social determinants.

 

Health Equity
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  • Climate change
  • Armed violence
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Equity
  • Racism and health
  • Health Reform
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  • Vaccinations

 

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