NIH VideoCast – Vivek Murthy lecture Series on Public Health leadership

In celebration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) Heritage Month, join us for the Dr. Vivek H. Murthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Public Health Leadership. This is the third in a series of fireside chats in honor of Dr. Murthy, the 19th and 21st Surgeon General of the United States. The goal of the series is to recognize a public health leader whose enduring efforts have made a significant impact on advancing publicContinue…

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Human Rights Commissioner troubled by end of mask mandates in healthcare settings – BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

Vancouver B.C. – On April 12, 2023, B.C.’s Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender released the following statement on the recent announcement that universal mask mandates in healthcare settings would be eliminated. “As mask restrictions have been lifted in B.C., I have repeatedly expressed concerns about the human rights implications of these policy decisions: that the removal of mask mandates has a disproportionate impact on marginalized people, seniors, and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable. ThisContinue…

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#MillionsMissing 2023 – #MillionsMissing

#MillionsMissing 2023

#MillionsMissing 2023 will be held at the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, DC on May 12th that will feature an art installation and press conference. This year, #MEAction in partnership with Body Politic, will host #MillionsMissing 2023 to demand bold, urgent governmental action for the millions of people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), Long COVID, and other infection-associated, complex-chronic diseases.Our protest will be an art installation that will have rows and rowsContinue…

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COVID-19: African Americans & Health Disparities | The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Why does COVID-19 impact the Black community with such force here in the United States?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began earlier this year, one thing has become abundantly clear: the coronavirus impacts the African American community at a disproportionate rate when compared with other populations.To help make sense of why this continues to be the case, The Wright has partnered with Detroit Public Television to present a new virtual series (sponsored, in part, by our friends at AARP Michigan) about the historical, political, and social factors intensifying the impact ofContinue…

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Network for Community-Engaged Primary Care Research | Community Engagement Alliance

Network for Community-Engaged Primary Care Research (NCPCR) supports the CEAL mission by leveraging community-engaged research in primary care settings to address health inequities. The trusted voices of health care providers are enabled as they engage patients within their communities. In this role, primary care providers actively address misinformation and disinformation related to prevention and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its lingering effects and symptoms. Source: Network for Community-Engaged Primary Care Research | CommunityContinue…

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