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1 Introduction to the Workshop and Proceedings
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... 2) : Health disparities refer to systematic health differences related to group membership (e.g., socioeconomic status, gender, ethnic identity)
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... The workshop used a socioecological developmental model to explore health equity of children and families, including those with complex needs and chronic conditions. Particular attention was paid to challenges experienced by children and families in both rural and urban contexts, to include but not limited to poverty, individual and institutional racism, low-resourced communities, and hindered access to educational and health care services.
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... • Advancing Health Equity for Native American Youth: Workshop Summary (2016) Roundtable on Population Health Improvement • Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: Proceedings of a Workshop -- in Brief (2018)
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... The views contained in the proceedings are those of individual workshop participants and do not necessarily represent the views of all workshop participants, the planning committee, or the National Academies. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Angela Diaz, chair of BCYF and member of the workshop's planning committee, opened the workshop with remarks that highlighted the importance of health equity to BCYF as well as throughout the National Academies.
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... This multiyear collaborative effort is identifying strategies to create and sustain conditions that support equitable good health for all Americans. As a member of the advisory committee, Diaz noted that this program aims to ensure that efforts across the National Academies are aligned and that partnerships and expertise are effectively leveraged to optimize outcomes.
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... Hendricks Brown, Northwestern University and the other cochair of the forum, suggested that participants find common threads in the stories presented during the workshop and identify a shared vision for addressing health equity. He drew an analogy from music, in which individuals sing different melodies but harmonize their voices.

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