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"National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Health Equity Council"
National Association of County & City Health Officials
What is Health Equity?(47K pdf)
Equity Report '08(2.3M pdf)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2013]
The purpose of this report is to raise awareness of differences among groups regarding selected health outcomes and health determinants and to prompt actions to reduce disparities. The findings, which provide data for 29 topic areas, can be used by practitioners in public health, academia and clinical medicine, the media, the general public, policymakers, program managers and researchers to address disparities and help all persons in the United States live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
National level data with some state-specific results. Findings to be used as baseline estimates for monitoring and reporting changes in health disparities and inequalities.
This work book is for community-based organizations, public health practitioners, and community health partners interested in developing initiatives to increase health equity by addressing the social determinants of health.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) has developed the National Partnership for Action to mobilize and connect individuals and organizations across the country to create a nation free of health disparities, with quality health outcomes for all people.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) offers ideas, insight, and examples for local health departments to strengthen their capacity for influencing the root causes of health inequities through a social justice perspective.
This publication is funded by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health, and examines how societies are structured like ladders, as well as the importance of economic and social policy to foster better health among individuals and communities.
The Commission on Social Determinants of Health together with the World Health Organization published this report to tackle the social determinants of health with the aim of achieving health equity.
NCCDPHP provides additional resources on health equity and racial/ethnic disparities.
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