Advocates for healthy communities need to ensure that health equity and the social determinants of health are inserted into policy discussions at the local, state and federal levels. — Dr. Maya Rockeymoore
Washington, DC (PRWEB)
January 30, 2017
Policymakers, public health practitioners, community leaders and other stakeholders working to build a culture of health in America now have a new one-stop resource for news, tools, and information that can help improve outcomes for communities that have faced persistent barriers to good health: healthequity.globalpolicysolutions.org.
“Advocates for healthy communities need to ensure that health equity and the social determinants of health are inserted into policy discussions at the local, state and federal levels,” said Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, President and CEO of Center for Global Policy Solutions. “Our new website features resources and tools that help these champions understand and pursue health equity strategies so that all people have fair opportunities to be healthy.”
The new website is a project of the Center for Global Policy Solutions’ Allies for Reaching Community Health Equity (ARCHE) initiative. ARCHE (pronounced “Ark”) is convening multidisciplinary leaders, determining what works, and providing new tools for…