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Prevention Institute – Community Health and Health Disparities

Prevention Institute's approach to eliminating health disparities focuses on advancing a deeper understanding of how fundamental causes of disparity, (e.g., economics and oppression) shape community environments and these environments, in turn, shape underlying determinants of health and illness.

The California Endowment – Disparities in Health
http://www.calendow.org/program_areas/ disparities_in_health.stm

By focusing on social and physical environments, the California Endowment aims to prevent disease and injury and eliminate conditions that lead to health disparities. Under this goal the California Endowment funds proposals that seek to provide the knowledge and skills to change unhealthy behaviors and to change the social and physical environments that contribute to those unhealthy behaviors.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation – Health Disparities Report

The Foundation operates a large-scale health news and information service on the web and a series of specialized websites, featuring Foundation research data and the latest and best data from others, to help to ensure that everyone has the same kind of information and access to events as insiders do. This includes numerous postings online and a free, weekly e-mail report on the latest topics impacting issues of health, race, and ethnicity.

The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) works to ensure that all Californians have access to quality health care and can live healthy lives. The provide numerous resources ranging from disease prevalence data to tools for health care providers to help overcome linguistic or cultural differences.


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