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DHPE Policy Brief: Achieving Health Equity

Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments)
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Despite the existence of considerable economic resources and technological advances in health care to prolong life, not all U.S. residents have the same opportunity to achieve a state of health as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO). Health disparities are differences in health outcomes between groups that reflect social inequalities.1 The ability to achieve and maintain the best health possible depends upon a group’s demographic composition, where they live, and available resources. 

Learn more in DHPE's new policy brief on Achieving Health Equity.


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