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HHS Will 'Hold Ourselves Accountable' On Plan To Lessen Health Disparities — The KHN Interview

Carey, Mary Agnes (2011) HHS Will 'Hold Ourselves Accountable' On Plan To Lessen Health Disparities — The KHN Interview. Kaiser Health News.

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The Department of Health and Human Services recently unveiled a comprehensive strategy to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. Among its goals, HHS aims to recruit more undergraduates from underserved communities for public health and biomedical science careers, improve health care interpreting and translation services and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease, childhood obesity and tobacco-related diseases in minority communities. HHS officials said the plan builds on provisions in the health overhaul law and represents the most comprehensive effort ever at HHS to address racial and ethnic health care disparities. In addition, HHS will step up its efforts…

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Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Policy
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    Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 19:43
    Last Modified: 13 Oct 2011 19:43
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3348

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