Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021–2025
Planning document presenting goals to address health
disparities through scientific research, activities that
sustain research, and outreach efforts. Describes health
disparity populations, including racial and ethnic
minority, rural, less privileged socioeconomic status
(SES), and sexual and gender minorities (SGM) populations.
Outlines plans to implement research projects and
activities, and discusses Leap Forward priority areas that
will advance research methods in minority health and health
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health view details
COVID-19 and Rural Communities: Protecting Rural Lives and Health
Report examining the impact of COVID-19 in rural America, presenting data on case rates and mortality, prevalence in diverse rural communities, and health conditions contributing to severe cases of COVID-19. Discusses issues of socioeconomic vulnerability, healthcare access, and public health compliance. Offers actions to address disparities, including increasing access, supporting livelihoods, and considering social determinants of health in healthcare planning.
Author(s): Jesse Bradford, Erica Coe, Kana Enomoto, Matt White Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: McKinsey & Company view details
Disparities in Educational Attainment by Race, Ethnicity Persist in Rural America
Stacked bar chart comparing educational attainment in 2000 and 2019 for rural White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic adults age 25 and older. Each bar shows the portion of the population with an educational attainment of below high school; high school, some college, or associate's degree; and bachelor's degree or higher.
Date: 02/2021 Type: Chart/Graph Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
The Intersection of Rural Residence and Minority Race/Ethnicity in Cancer Disparities in the United States
Examines differences in cancer rates and outcomes according
to individuals' rural residence and race/ethnicity.
Discusses the role racism and social determinants of health
play in cancer disparities. Includes cancer incidence and
mortality rates by racial/ethnic groups and rural versus
Author(s): Whitney E. Zahnd, Cathryn Murphy, Marie Knoll, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), 1384 Date: 02/2021 Type: Document view details
Con Alma Health Foundation: Health Equity and COVID Relief
An interview with Dolores E. Roybal, executive director of Con Alma Health Foundation, sharing how this New Mexico foundation partnered with other funders to provide almost $2 million in grants and created an advisory committee of immigrant-led, immigrant-serving organizations to address barriers limiting access to services.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Social Determinants of Health: Challenges and Opportunities in Rural America
Recorded presentation by Jan Probst on social determinants of health in rural America. Offers definitions of social determinants of health and rurality, and discusses economic dynamics of rural areas, education, and the importance of cooperative efforts to make change, with examples of such efforts in South Carolina.
Date: 12/2020 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway view details