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Tag Archives: disparities

Health disparities and COVID-19: Olmsted County seeks answers as COVID-19 disproportionately sickens Black, Hispanic residents

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, health experts began to see a concerning trend emerge, which highlights health disparities across the nation. “There is increasing evidence that some racial and ethnic minority groups are being disproportionately affected by COVID-19,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on its website. This trend…

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Providence commits $50 million to address racial disparities in health care – Daily Record

RENTON, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Providence, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, announced a new investment of $50 million over the next five years as part of an effort to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity. Using comprehensive data collection and analysis, the work supported by this investment will serve…

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New UH National Research Center to address health disparities in underserved areas

IMAGE: Ezemenari Obasi, University of Houston associate dean of research in the College of Education and professor in the Department of Psychological, Health and Learning Sciences, has received $11.8 million to… view more  Credit: University of Houston Slated to have a bold research agenda, a new national research center focused on removing health disparities in Houston’s…

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