Summarizing an expert discussion at an August 2020 virtual meeting, this brief examines the COVID-19 vaccine development experience and reviews existing research on vaccine development, manufacturing, and distribution, including financing mechanisms to help ensure its accessibility, as well as policies to promote equity.
Kealoha Fox outlines a 10-year effort that resulted in billions of dollars of government investment in programs that connect cultural values to social determinants of health in Hawai‘i. Dr. Fox presented this work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Sharing Knowledge conference, organized in partnership with AcademyHealth.
Originally designed as an interactive policy walk, this Snapshot of Innovation outlines an initiative where health policy has had a role in positively impacting racial justice and health equity for Native Hawaiians.
In this first post in a series on building trust and mutual respect in health care, Bonnie Cluxton highlights insights from researchers examining the relationship between race, gender and trust.
During this webinar, participants explored how the current pandemic and ongoing racial injustice contributes to housing inequity.
In a statement following nationwide protests, AcademyHealth President and CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson calls on the field to address diversity and inclusion in the workforce, bias in data and methods, and support wider and better dissemination of evidence to uncover and address systemic issues that increase disparities and negatively impact health.
Racist and inflammatory language as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic should be a major cause of concern for the field of health services research (HSR).
This webinar provided historical and contemporary examples of how racial injustice shapes health inequities.
The second post in this two-part series looks at research gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and future opportunities researchers and policymakers can consider moving forward.
The first post in this two-part blog series will focus on key considerations stakeholders must consider to address the HIV epidemic, with a specific emphasis on the prevention pillar of a new federal government initiative.