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Roots of Health Inequity: A Web-Based Course for the Public Health Workforce

An web-based course from the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities

The Roots of Health Inequity  is an online learning collaborative between the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities , and the National Institutes of Health . This course provides an online learning environment from which to explore root causes of inequity in the distribution of disease, illness, and death. It seeks to ground participants in the concepts and strategies that could lead to effective action. Each of the five course units provide an in-depth look at a specific topic by using interactive maps and timelines, slideshows, resource libraries, videos and interviews with practitioners.
There is no course fee, and interested individuals can begin downloading the course at any time.
More information about the course is available at: http://rootsofhealthinequity.org/  
 

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