December 4, 2013
Program Results Report
The National Council of La Raza, a Hispanic civil rights organization, created an advocacy campaign highlighting the link between lack of access to healthy, affordable food and childhood obesity and promoting government nutrition programs.
January 22, 2014
Human Capital Blog
RWJF New Connections alumna Janet Chang blogs about racial and ethnic disparities in health, in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
January 21, 2014
Latinos in America are largely satisfied with their lives and optimistic about their childrens' future, but remain concerned about their finances and the ability to pay for a major illness.
January 21, 2014
New NPR/RWJF/Harvard School of Public Health poll was released today on the views of Latinos in America about their health and health care, communities, financial situation, and discrimination in their lives.
December 16, 2013
Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, believes a key way to reduce disparities in health care is to focus on the small percentage of institutions that provide most of the care to people who are minorities or poor, rather than focusing on all institutions.
November 1, 2013
Disparities interventions have traditionally focused on the patient, using strategies aimed at education and training. To improve disparities interventions the focus should expand to the system.
July 1, 2013
This randomized controlled trial evaluated a culturally appropriate intervention to improve the recognition and treatment of depression among Asian and Latino American primary care patients at Massachusetts General Hospital.
June 24, 2013
Two grantees study ways to eradicate disparities by concentrating on young children.
June 1, 2013
This study explores the relationship between racism-related vigilance and sleep difficulty among Black, Hispanic, and White adults.
February 1, 2013
Policies and practices that support young men of color in their teen years can help put them on the path to lead healthy and productive lives. Young men of color face more obstacles in education, employment, and health than their white peers.