During the last two decades, the higher mortality rate among […]
During the last two decades, the higher mortality rate among Black Americans resulted in more than 1.6 million premature deaths compared to the White population. Join Washington Post Live for conversations with assistant secretary for health Rachel L. Levine and top experts about the medical toll of racial inequality and ways to address disparities in health care.
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Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Dean, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Tulane University
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, National Clinician Scholars Program, UCLA
Executive Director, Center for Maternal Health Equity, Morehouse School of Medicine
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Health Equity Through Science-led Self-Care
Science-led self-care solutions provide effective options to people around the world to manage many of the most common health ailments they face. Even so, these products remain inaccessible to many underserved communities for a variety of reasons. In a segment presented by Bayer, Abbie Lennox, member of the Executive Committee of Bayer Consumer Health, will share new research on the socioeconomic impacts of health and how deploying science and innovation focused on unmet needs of underserved communities can increase self-care accessibility and grow healthy equity.
Member, Executive Committee, Bayer Consumer Health