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Health Equity Research Resources

Resources for Researchers in Health Equity

Health Equity Research

This research guide provides different links to help with health equity research. There are how-to-guides, videos, articles, information on conferences and more accessed through the selections on the left.

What is Health Equity?

Health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is “disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances.” Health inequities are reflected in differences in length of life; quality of life; rates of disease, disability, and death; severity of disease; and access to treatment.  

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(You can read more about this in the History of Health Equity subpage)

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