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Training for Health Equity in the Context of Public Health 3.0

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Date Developed: 06/08/2017. Source: New England Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Jaques Colon. Type: Video. Level: Advanced Intermediate. Length: 68 minutes.


See the highlights of a joint New England Public Health Training Center Advisory Committee, and School Health Advisory Committee meeting in which presenters met with community partners to learn and consider “How Do We Train for Health Equity?” Leading the training was Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator of the Tacoma-Pierce Health Department in Washington. Jacques provides an overview of health equity and gives examples from TPHD’s work in training and implementing health equity in programs and functions.

Learning Objectives

• Explain the difference between Health Disparity and Health Inequity

• Identify a resource that can help a health department define its health equity needs

• Describe Tacoma Pierce Health Department’s consultative approach to supporting health equity in programs

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.