The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities: Embracing a New Paradigm
Ruffin, J. (2010) The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities: Embracing a New Paradigm. American Journal of Public Health, 100 (S1). S8.
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Health disparities in the United States will not be solved by an isolated cadre of public health experts—the problems are complex, and achieving health equity will require a profound transformation of our health care system and our society. Solutions will have to emerge from a large and expanding network of institutional partnerships in which organizations that represent health disparity communities play a preeminent role. This was our thinking when the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) convened the 2008 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit. With its rich variety of presenters and . . .
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