Reflections on Health Equity

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  1. Reflections on Health Equity We know that health status varies, in many cases quite dramatically, between socioeconomic populations. But why? Watch the video, How Racism Impacts Pregnancy Outcomes(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (California Newsreel, 2008) for an example of how low birth weight affects different populations and some thoughts on why these differences might exist.

For this discussion post, complete the following:

  • State your current understanding of health disparities or health inequalities.
  • Describe what you think would help achieve health equity.

 

How Racism Impacts Pregnancy Outcomes Link

https://youtube.com/watch?v=xUUJIG0-SlA%3Frel%3D0

 

Disparities

https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Disparities

 

 

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