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News by Topic: Minorities

Jan 13, 2020 - Announces a public meeting of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) on January 30-31, 2020. The meeting will focus on the discussion of strategies to improve access to and success of clinical prevention services among racial and ethnic minorities. Registration for the call is required by January 24, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 9, 2019 - While child mortality rates in the U.S. have decreased, researchers find the improvements were not equal among minorities in rural areas. Includes data outlining the disparities and emphasizes the importance of continuing research to further improve child mortality rates.
Source: Daily Yonder
Nov 19, 2019 - Examines the link between poverty and healthcare access, as people with lower incomes face more barriers to receiving quality care. Features three women in healthcare that are focused on decreasing the health disparities among rural populations, people of color, and and those with lower incomes. (May require a subscription to view full article.)
Source: The New York Times