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Health equity

Index Health equity

Health equity refers to the study and causes of differences in the quality of health and healthcare across different populations. [1]

162 relations: Acheson Report, Age stratification, AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange, Anthony G. Brown, Asian Health Literacy Association, Audience segmentation, Bangkok Charter, Barbara Bush (born 1981), Black Report, Black Women Organized for Political Action, Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships, Brian D. Smedley, British Chinese, Brownsville, Brooklyn, Cam Donaldson, Chidi Chike Achebe, Choosing Wisely, Chronic condition, Cognitive epidemiology, Collective impact, Colombia, Community health, Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine, Cost-effectiveness analysis, Cultural competence in healthcare, Cultural competency training, Cynthia Gómez, Dan W. Brock, Discrimination against girls in India, Diseases of affluence, Diseases of poverty, Disparity, Distributional cost-effectiveness analysis, Douglas Black (physician), Elizabeth Nabel, Emily Grundy, Enfield Primary Care NHS Trust, Environmental justice, Environmental racism, Environmental social science, Equity, Erin Marcus, EuroHealthNet, Florida Department of Health, Gait deviations, Gender disparities in health, George Davey Smith, Glasgow effect, Global health, Health and wealth, ..., Health and wellbeing board, Health care in Colombia, Health care in the United States, Health Disparities Center, Health Equity Impact Analysis, Health forecasting (disambiguation), Health human resources, Health impact assessment, Health literacy, Health policy, Health promotion, Health system, Healthcare and the LGBT community, Healthcare disparity in Massachusetts, Healthcare reform in China, Healthy People program, Henriette DeLille, Howard Koh, Immigrant paradox, Index of health articles, Inequality, Inequality in disease, Institute for State and Local Governance, Institute of Gerontology, Inverse care law, Jean Schensul, Joe G. N. Garcia, John Q., Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Julian Tudor Hart, Kevin Gorey, Lalonde report, LGBT healthcare in the United States Veterans Health Administration, Life expectancy, List of centers and institutes at the Perelman School of Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Mary Starke Harper, Mauro Guillén, Medical education, Medical Officer for Health, MHealth, Michael Marmot, Mike King (journalist), Minority stress, Montefiore Residency Program in Social Medicine, Natalia Tanner, National Civic League, National Health Interview Survey, National Support Teams, Neurological disorder, New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, NHS Health Scotland, Nicole Lurie, Nurse-managed health center, Office of Minority Health, Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, Parveen Azam Ali, Pathophysiology of hypertension, Philip N. Cohen, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Population health, Population health policies and interventions, Prevention Institute, Primary healthcare, Programa Saúde da Família, Public health, Public Health England, Race and health, Rainbow Health Initiative, Rashi Fein, Rüdiger Krech, Rebecca Jordan-Young, Relative index of inequality, Reproductive justice, Rhode Island Department of Health, Right to health, Robert A. Hahn, Ronald Davis (physician), Rural areas in the United States, Sandra M. Swain, Sara Arber, Science and technology in Colombia, Seth M. Holmes, Sex differences in medicine, Sex differences in stroke care, Shrinking cities, Social class, Social determinants of health, Social determinants of health in Mexico, Social determinants of health in poverty, Social equality, Social inequality, Social sustainability, Socioeconomic status, Spatial justice, St. Gallen embroidery, Structural inequality, Structural inequality in education, Syndemic, The Life Scientific, To Save Humanity, Touro University California, Touro University Rainbow Health Coalition, UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project, University of Washington Department of Global Health, Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, Valley Vista High School (California), Wolfson Research Institute, Women's health, World Aid Organization, World Tuberculosis Day. Expand index (112 more) »

Acheson Report

The Acheson Report, fully titled the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health Report, was a report published in 1998 by a United Kingdom inquiry headed by Donald Acheson.

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Age stratification

In critical sociology, age stratification refers to the hierarchical ranking of people into age groups within a society.

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AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created the Health Care Innovations Exchange to speed the implementation of new and better ways of delivering health care and reducing health disparities nationwide.

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Anthony G. Brown

Anthony Gregory Brown (born November 21, 1961) is an American lawyer and politician, who is currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district.

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Asian Health Literacy Association

The Asian Health Literacy Association (AHLA) is an association which aims to provide an overview of the health literacy status in Asia and to measure health literacy levels across Asia.

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Audience segmentation

Audience segmentation is a process of dividing people into homogeneous subgroups based upon defined criterion such as product usage, demographics, psychographics, communication behaviors and media use.

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Bangkok Charter

The Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a Globalized World is the name of an international agreement reached among participants of the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion held in Bangkok, Thailand in August 2005, convened by the World Health Organization.

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Barbara Bush (born 1981)

Barbara Pierce Bush (born November 25, 1981) is the elder of the sororal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Bush Hager) of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush.

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Black Report

The Black Report was a 1980 document published by the Department of Health and Social Security (now the Department of Health) in the United Kingdom, which was the report of the expert committee into health inequality chaired by Sir Douglas Black.

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Black Women Organized for Political Action

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) was founded in 1968 in California after branching off from the Bay Area Women for Dellums, a group of 12 politically active women.

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Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships

Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships (BDPs) were established as part of a $350 million gift by Michael Bloomberg, JHU Class of 1964, to Johns Hopkins University in 2013.

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Brian D. Smedley

Brian D. Smedley is an American medical researcher known for his work on health equity.

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British Chinese

British Chinese (also known as Chinese British, Chinese Britons) are people of Chineseparticularly Han Chineseancestry who reside in the United Kingdom, constituting the second or third largest group of overseas Chinese in Europe apart from the Chinese diaspora in France and the overseas Chinese community in Russia.

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Brownsville, Brooklyn

Brownsville is a residential neighborhood located in eastern Brooklyn in New York City.

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Cam Donaldson

Cameron Richard (Cam) Donaldson PhD (born 30 November 1960) is one of the world's foremost health economists.

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Chidi Chike Achebe

Chidi Chike Achebe MD, MPH, MBA is a physician executive.

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Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely is a United States-based health educational campaign, led by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

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Chronic condition

A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.

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Cognitive epidemiology

Cognitive epidemiology is a field of research that examines the associations between intelligence test scores (IQ scores or extracted ''g''-factors) and health, more specifically morbidity (mental and physical) and mortality.

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Collective impact

Collective Impact (CI) is the commitment of a group of actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem, using a structured form of collaboration.

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Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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Community health

Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities.

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Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine

The Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine is an international instrument aiming to prohibit the misuse of innovations in biomedicine and to protect human dignity.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis

Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is a form of economic analysis that compares the relative costs and outcomes (effects) of different courses of action.

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Cultural competence in healthcare

Cultural competence in healthcare refers to the ability for healthcare professionals to demonstrate cultural competence toward patients with diverse values, beliefs, and feelings.

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Cultural competency training

Cultural Competency Training is an instruction to achieve cultural competence and the ability to appreciate and interpret accurately other cultures.

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Cynthia Gómez

Cynthia Gómez is an American scientist known for her work in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention, health care access and health equity for minority individuals and committees.

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Dan W. Brock

Dan W. Brock is an American philosopher, bioethicist, and professor emeritus.

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Discrimination against girls in India

Discrimination against girls in India has several sociological impacts.

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Diseases of affluence

Diseases of affluence is a term sometimes given to selected diseases and other health conditions which are commonly thought to be a result of increasing wealth in a society.

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Diseases of poverty

Diseases of poverty is a term sometimes used to collectively describe diseases, disabilities, and health conditions that are more prevalent among the poor than among wealthier people.

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Disparity

Disparity and disparities may refer to: in healthcare.

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Distributional cost-effectiveness analysis

Distributional cost-effectiveness analysis (DCEA) is an extension of standard cost-effectiveness analysis that incorporates concern for both the average levels of outcomes as well as the distribution of outcomes, particularly useful when evaluating interventions to tackle health inequality.

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Douglas Black (physician)

Sir Douglas Andrew Kilgour Black (1913–2002) was a Scottish physician and medical scientist who played a key role in the development of the National Health Service.

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Elizabeth Nabel

Elizabeth Nabel is an American cardiologist and the current President of Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Health Care, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chief Health and Medical Adviser to the National Football League.

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Emily Grundy

Emily Marjata Dorothea Grundy, (born 24 July 1955) is a British demographer and academic, specialising in ageing and health inequalities.

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Enfield Primary Care NHS Trust

Enfield Primary Care NHS Trust was an English National Health Service Primary Care Trust (PCT) responsible for health care in Enfield, in North London which was abolished in April 2013.

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Environmental justice

Environmental justice emerged as a concept in the United States in the early 1980s.

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Environmental racism

Environmental racism is a term used to describe environmental injustice within a racialized context.

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Environmental social science

Environmental social science is the broad, transdisciplinary study of interrelations between humans and the natural environment.

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Equity

Equity may refer to.

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Erin Marcus

Erin N. Marcus, M.D., M.P.H is an internal medicine doctor who writes on public health and health disparity issues for The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The New York Times and other publications.

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EuroHealthNet

EuroHealthNet is a non-profit partnership of organisations, agencies and statutory bodies working to contribute to a healthier Europe by promoting health and health equity between and within European countries.

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Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health is responsible for protecting the public health and safety of the residents and visitors of the state of Florida.

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Gait deviations

Gait deviations are nominally referred to as any variation of standard human gait, typically manifesting as a coping mechanism in response to an anatomical impairment.

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Gender disparities in health

WHO has defined health as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Identified by the 2012 World Development Report as one of two key human capital endowments, health can influence an individual’s ability to reach his or her full potential in society.

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George Davey Smith

George Davey Smith (born 9 May 1959) is a British epidemiologist.

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Glasgow effect

The Glasgow effect refers to the low life expectancy and poor health of residents of Glasgow, Scotland, compared to the rest of the United Kingdom and Europe.

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Global health

Global health is the health of populations in the global context; it has been defined as "the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide".

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Health and wealth

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Health and wellbeing board

Health and wellbeing boards are statutory bodies introduced in England under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

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Health care in Colombia

Health care in Colombia refers to the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions in the Republic of Colombia.

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Health care in the United States

Health care in the United States is provided by many distinct organizations.

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Health Disparities Center

Health Disparities Centers refer to institutions that cover a broad range of needs and focus areas to decrease currently disproportionate illness and disease rates that lead to health disparities, as well as promote the engagement, empowerment and recruitment of underrepresented populations in health professions.

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Health Equity Impact Analysis

A Health Equity Impact Analysis is a decision support tool which walks users through the steps of identifying how a program, policy or similar initiative will impact population groups in different ways.

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Health forecasting (disambiguation)

Health Forecasting may refer to.

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Health human resources

Health human resources (HHR) – also known as human resources for health (HRH) or health workforce – is defined as "all people engaged in actions whose primary intent is to enhance health", according to the World Health Organization's ''World Health Report 2006''.

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Health impact assessment

Health impact assessment (HIA) is defined as "a combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.".

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Health literacy

Health literacy is the ability to obtain, read, understand, and use healthcare information in order to make appropriate health decisions and follow instructions for treatment.

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Health policy

Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a society".

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Health promotion

Health promotion is "any planned combination of educational, political, environmental, regulatory, or organizational mechanisms that support actions and conditions of living conducive to the health of individuals, groups, and communities".

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Health system

A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or as healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.

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Healthcare and the LGBT community

LGBT topics in medicine are those that relate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people's health issues and access to health services.

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Healthcare disparity in Massachusetts

Healthcare disparity in Massachusetts refers to the issues in access to, and treatment of, the residents of the state of Massachusetts.

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Healthcare reform in China

The healthcare reform in China refers to the previous and ongoing healthcare system transition in modern China.

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Healthy People program

Healthy People is a program of a nationwide health-promotion and disease-prevention goals set by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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Henriette DeLille

Mother Venerable Henriette Díaz DeLille (March 11, 1813 - November 16, 1862) was an Afro-American French Créole woman from New Orleans, Louisiana, who founded the Roman Catholic order of the Sisters of the Holy Family in that city.

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Howard Koh

Howard Kyongju Koh (Hangul: 고경주, Hanja: 高京柱; born March 15, 1952) is the former United States Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), after being nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2009.

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Immigrant paradox

The immigrant paradox is that recent immigrants often outperform more established immigrants and non-immigrants on a number of health-, education-, and conduct- or crime-related outcomes, despite the numerous barriers they face to successful social integration.

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Index of health articles

Health is the state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities.

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Inequality

Inequality may refer to.

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Inequality in disease

Social epidemiology focuses on the patterns in morbidity and mortality rates that emerge as a result of social characteristics.

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Institute for State and Local Governance

The CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) is a research and policy organization based out of City University of New York.

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Institute of Gerontology

The Institute of Gerontology (IOG) at Wayne State University conducts research on the behavioral and social aspects of aging.

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Inverse care law

The inverse care law is the principle that the availability of good medical or social care tends to vary inversely with the need of the population served.

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Jean Schensul

Jean J. Schensul is a medical anthropologist and senior scientist at The Institute for Community Research, in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Joe G. N. Garcia

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia (born 1954) is an American pulmonary scientist, physician and academic leader.

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John Q.

John Q. is a 2002 American drama film starring Denzel Washington and directed by Nick Cassavetes.

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Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved is an academic journal founded in 1990 by David Satcher, then President of Meharry Medical College who later became the 16th Surgeon General of the United States.

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Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering research on immigrant health and the health of minority groups.

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Julian Tudor Hart

Alan Julian Macbeth Tudor-Hart (9 March 1927 - 1 July 2018), commonly known as Julian Tudor Hart, was a British doctor who worked as a general practitioner (GP) in Wales for 30 years.

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Kevin Gorey

Kevin Michael Gorey is an American epidemiologist and social worker.

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Lalonde report

The Lalonde Report is a 1974 report produced in Canada formally titled A new perspective on the health of Canadians.

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LGBT healthcare in the United States Veterans Health Administration

The United States Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Program through the Office of Patient Care Services.

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Life expectancy

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.

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List of centers and institutes at the Perelman School of Medicine

This list contains the names of the centers and institutes at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in alphabetical order with their external links.

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MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, founded in 1981, is a non-profit clinical medical ethics research institute based in the United States.

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Mary Starke Harper

Mary Starke Harper (September 6, 1919 – July 27, 2006) was an African American nurse who worked in bedside nursing, nurse research and health policy.

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Mauro Guillén

Mauro F. Guillén (born 1964) is a Spanish/American sociologist, political economist, management educator, Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, and Director of the Penn Lauder Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).

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Medical education

Medical education is education related to the practice of being a medical practitioner; either the initial training to become a physician (i.e., medical school and internship), or additional training thereafter (e.g., residency, fellowship and continuing medical education).

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Medical Officer for Health

Medical Officer of Health, Medical Health Officer or District Medical Officer, is a title and commonly used for the senior government official of a health department or agency, usually at a municipal, county/district, state/province, or regional level.

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MHealth

mHealth (also written as m-health) is an abbreviation for mobile health, a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices.

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Michael Marmot

Sir Michael Gideon Marmot, FBA, FMedSci, FRCP (born 26 February 1945) is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London.

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Mike King (journalist)

Mike King (born October 26, 1950) is an American journalist and author.

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Minority stress

Minority stress describes chronically high levels of stress faced by members of stigmatized minority groups.

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Montefiore Residency Program in Social Medicine

The Montefiore Residency Program in Social Medicine is one of the oldest primary care training programs in the United States.

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Natalia Tanner

Natalia Tanner (born June 28, 1922) is an American physician who was the first African-American fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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National Civic League

The National Civic League is an American nonpartisan, non-profit organization founded in 1894 with a mission to advance civic engagement to create equitable, thriving communities.

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National Health Interview Survey

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is an annual, cross-sectional survey intended to provide nationally representative estimates on a wide range of health status and utilization measures among the nonmilitary, noninstitutionalized population of the United States.

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National Support Teams

The public health National Support Teams or NSTs constituted a consultancy-style organisational development and change management service provided by the UK Government Department of Health.

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Neurological disorder

A neurological disorder is any disorder of the nervous system.

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New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

The New Freedom Commission on Mental Health was established by U.S. President George W. Bush through on April 29, 2002 to conduct a comprehensive study of the U.S. mental health service delivery system and make recommendations based on its findings.

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NHS Health Scotland

NHS Health Scotland is the national health education and promotion agency.

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Nicole Lurie

Nicole Lurie is an American physician, professor of medicine, and public health official. During the administration of President Barack Obama, she was Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The mission of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is to "lead the nation in preventing, responding to and recovering from the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters, ranging from hurricanes to bioterrorism.", Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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Nurse-managed health center

A nurse-managed health center provides health care services in medically underserved rural and urban areas in the United States where there is limited access to health care.

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Office of Minority Health

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) was created in 1986 and is one of the most significant outcomes of the 1985 Secretary's Task Force Report on Black and Minority Health, also known as the "Heckler Report".

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Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion

The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion is the name of an international agreement signed at the First International Conference on Health Promotion, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and held in Ottawa, Canada, in November 1986.

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Parveen Azam Ali

Parveen Azam Ali (born 4 April 1979) is a British nurse of Pakistani origin who works as a senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield.

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Pathophysiology of hypertension

Pathophysiology is a branch of medicine which explains the function of the body as it relates to diseases and conditions.

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Philip N. Cohen

Philip N. Cohen is an American sociologist.

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Philippa Howden-Chapman

Philippa Lynne Howden-Chapman QSO is Professor of Public Health at the University of Otago, and director of the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities.

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Population health

Population health has been defined as "the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group".

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Population health policies and interventions

Population health, a field which focuses on the improvement of the health outcomes for a group of individuals, has been described as consisting of three components: "health outcomes, patterns of health determinants, and policies and interventions".

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Prevention Institute

Prevention Institute (PI) is a non-profit national center located in Oakland, California dedicated to improving community health and well-being by building momentum for effective primary prevention.

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Primary healthcare

Primary healthcare (PHC) refers to "essential health care" that is based on "scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology, which make universal health care accessible to all individuals and families in a community.

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Programa Saúde da Família

The Programa Saúde da Família (PSF), Family Health Program, in Portuguese language is one of the national public health programs in Brazil, which implements a national policy for primary care settings with the aim of substituting part of the traditional model of primary care based on medical specialists.

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Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

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Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the United Kingdom that began operating on 1 April 2013.

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Race and health

Race and health refers to the relationship between individual health and one's race and ethnicity.

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Rainbow Health Initiative

The Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI) is a Minnesota-based organization working to improve the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Minnesotans through "research, education, and advocacy." Founded in 2001 by physicians and health advocates, RHI has re-framed the discussion of LGBT health in Minnesota from HIV/AIDS to a broader definition of the health disparities affecting LGBT persons.

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Rashi Fein

Rashi Fein (February 6, 1926 – September 8, 2014) was an American health economist termed 'a father of Medicare' in the United States and 'an architect of Medicare', was Professor of Economics of Medicine, Emeritus, in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the author of the book Medical Care, Medical Costs: The Search for a Health Insurance Policy (Harvard University Press, 1986, 1989).

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Rüdiger Krech

Rüdiger Krech (born 9 June 1964) is a German public health expert who currently works as a senior official at the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Rebecca Jordan-Young

Rebecca M. Jordan-Young (born 1963), is an American sociomedical scientist whose research focuses on sex, gender and sexuality, as well as the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS.

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Relative index of inequality

The relative index of inequality (RII) is a regression-based index which summarizes the magnitude of socio-economic status (SES) as a source of inequalities in health.

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Reproductive justice

Reproductive justice is a concept that links reproductive rights with social justice.

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Rhode Island Department of Health

The Rhode Island Department of Health is a state government agency located in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Right to health

The right to health is the economic, social and cultural right to a universal minimum standard of health to which all individuals are entitled.

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Robert A. Hahn

Robert A. Hahn (born 1945) is an American medical anthropologist and epidemiologist.

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Ronald Davis (physician)

Ronald Mark Davis (June 18, 1956 – November 6, 2008) was an American physician who specialized in preventive medicine and was a public health and anti-tobacco advocate.

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Rural areas in the United States

Approximately 97% of United States' land area belongs to rural counties, and 60 million people (roughly 19.3% of the population) reside in these areas.

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Sandra M. Swain

Sandra M. Swain is an American oncologist, breast cancer specialist and clinical translational researcher.

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Sara Arber

Sara Lynne Arber, (born 19 March 1949) is a British sociologist and Professor at University of Surrey.

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Science and technology in Colombia

Science and technology in Colombia refers to the development of scientific research and technological innovation in Colombia, and how these in turn affect Colombian society, politics, and culture.

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Seth M. Holmes

Seth M. Holmes (born 1975) is the Martin Sisters Endowed Chair Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health at the University of California Berkeley.

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Sex differences in medicine

Sex differences in medicine include sex-specific diseases or conditions which occur only in people of one sex (for example, prostate cancer in males or uterine cancer in females); sex-related diseases, which are diseases that are more common to one sex (for example, systemic lupus erythematosus occurs predominantly in females); and diseases which occur at similar rates in males and females but manifest differently according to sex (for example, peripheral artery disease).

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Sex differences in stroke care

This article describes disparities existing between men and women in accessing and receiving care for a stroke.

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Shrinking cities

Shrinking cities or urban depopulation are dense cities that have experienced notable population loss.

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Social class

A social class is a set of subjectively defined concepts in the social sciences and political theory centered on models of social stratification in which people are grouped into a set of hierarchical social categories, the most common being the upper, middle and lower classes.

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Social determinants of health

The social determinants of health are linked to the economic and social conditions and their distribution among the population that influence individual and group differences in health status.

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Social determinants of health in Mexico

Social determinants of health in Mexico are factors that influence the status of health among certain populations in Mexico.

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Social determinants of health in poverty

The social determinants of health in poverty describe the factors that affect impoverished populations' health and health inequality.

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Social equality

Social equality is a state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in certain respects, including civil rights, freedom of speech, property rights and equal access to certain social goods and services.

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Social inequality

Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons.

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Social sustainability

Social life is the least defined and least understood of the different ways of approaching sustainability and sustainable development.

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Socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic status (SES) is an economic and sociological combined total measure of a person's work experience and of an individual's or family's economic and social position in relation to others, based on income, education, and occupation.

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Spatial justice

Spatial justice links together social justice and space, most notably in the works of geographers David Harvey and Edward W. Soja.

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Structural inequality

Structural inequality is defined as a condition where one category of people are attributed an unequal status in relation to other categories of people.

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Structural inequality in education

Structural inequality has been identified as the bias that is built into the structure of organizations, institutions, governments, or social networks.

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Syndemic

A syndemic or synergistic epidemic is the aggregation of two or more concurrent or sequential epidemics or disease clusters in a population with biological interactions, which exacerbate the prognosis and burden of disease.

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The Life Scientific

The Life Scientific is a BBC Radio 4 science programme, presented by Professor Jim Al-Khalili, in which each episode is dedicated to the biography and work of one living scientist.

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To Save Humanity

To Save Humanity is a 2015 collection of 96 essays on global health from a collection of authors who range from heads of states, movie stars, scientists at leading universities, activists, and Nobel Prize winners.

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Touro University California

Touro University California is a private non-profit health professions graduate school located on Mare Island in Vallejo, a city in the northern San Francisco Bay Area, in the U.S. state of California.

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Touro University Rainbow Health Coalition

Touro University Rainbow Health Coalition (RHC) is a group of students, faculty, and staff who promote health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people at Touro University California.

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UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project

The UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project (UCSD Free Clinic) is a nonprofit free clinic that maintains four community locations and is headquartered at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California.

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University of Washington Department of Global Health

The University of Washington Department of Global Health is a department jointly run by the schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

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Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? is a four-hour documentary series, broadcast nationally on PBS in spring 2008, that examines the role of social determinants of health in creating health inequalities/health disparities (which the film considers health inequities) in the United States.

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Valley Vista High School (California)

Valley Vista High School is a continuation school in Fountain Valley, California, USA.

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Wolfson Research Institute

The Wolfson Research Institute is a multi-disciplinary research institute at Durham University in England.

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Women's health

Women's health refers to the health of women, which differs from that of men in many unique ways.

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World Aid Organization

Healthnovations International (formerly World Aid Organization) is a unique assembly of community members, students, public health experts, and healthcare professionals, all committed to the fight for global health equity.

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World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_equity

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