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Investing in Health Equity

Investing in Health Equity

January 21, 2010

Unnatural Causes
Despite the progress Massachusetts has made in expanding health care coverage, health disparities continue to exist. On January 26th at 10am, Health Care For All and the Disparities Action Network will host a briefing to discuss the roots of health disparites, and strategies to achieve health equity in Massachusetts. The briefing will include a screening of the award winning documentary “Unnatural Causes,” and expert discussion.

Speakers include:

  • Elmer Freeman, MSW, Center for Community Health Education, Research, and Service
  • Renee Landers, JD, Suffolk University Law School
  • Nancy Norman, MD MPH, Boston Public Health Commission

Health Disparities Council Co-Chairs, Representative Byron Rushing and Senator Susan Fargo will host.

For more details download the event flier (pdf). Please rsvp for the briefing to Camille Watson at cwatson@hcfama.org.
-Camille Watson