HELEN News

March 2021

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SAVE THE DATEPlease join the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine in their upcoming Health Equity Tracker Launch Event taking place on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 1-2:30 PM EST.HEALTHEQUITYTRACKER.ORGThe vision of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute is to be the leading transformational force for health equity. The mission of SHLI is to create systemic change at the intersection of policy and equity. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SHLI has collaborated with Google.org to develop and design HealthEquityTracker.org, a public facing data platform that goes beyond showing the disparate impact of...

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The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is very concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities and has launched a cross disability survey to look at vaccine hesitancy and access challenges people with disabilities are encountering. The objective of the  COVID-19 and Vaccine Survey for Adults with Disabilities is to better understand the reasons adults with disabilities have or will take the vaccine, are not sure about taking the vaccine, or have decided not to take the vaccine.  This information will be shared with the disability community, health and public health professionals, policymakers,...