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  1. New York City’s Initiatives on Diabetes and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Patient Care, Public Health, and Medical Professionalism, Janlori Goldman et al., Am. J. Public Health (2008)

    (The following summary is excerpted in part from the article's abstract): "Two recent [at article's publication] New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene initiatives expanded the mission and scope of public health, with implica ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/10/2019 3:56pm

  2. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  3. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 2:57pm

  4. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2020 3:40pm

  5. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 3:16pm

  6. Vickie Mayes, PhD., et al, Heterogeneity of Health Disparities Among African American, Hispanic and Asian American Women: Unrecognized Influences of Sexual Orientation, 92 American Journal of Health 632 (April 2002)

    This study compared health indicators, health status, behavioral risks and access barriers among self-identified African American, Hispanic, Asian-Americana and white lesbian/bisexual and heterosexual women in Los Angeles county. Among the racial groups, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/25/2021 4:32pm