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 Black Maternal Health Caucus, has introduced the COVID-19 Safe Birthing Act,

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a founding member of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, has introduced the COVID-19 Safe Birthing Act, bold...

Maternal death is an unrelenting health crisis that requires national attention

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Although racial health disparities have been widely-recognized throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Black women have shouldered the brunt of systemic inequities in health care...

The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) recently diagnosed racism as a public health epidemic.

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The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) recently diagnosed racism as a public health epidemic.

In the following piece Peace Voice driector Dr. Tom Hastings and...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) commitment to address centuries of structural racism and discrimination in th

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the following statement applauding the Centers for...

schools reopen this week, vaccine hubs located in Department of Education facilities will be affected.

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As schools reopen this week, vaccine hubs located in Department of Education facilities will be affected. Some sites will be relocated or consolidated, and others will...

Child advocate Marian Wright-Edelman in the following piece talks about systemic racism in American healthcare

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Child advocate Marian Wright-Edelman in the following piece talks about systemic racism in American healthcare, the current impact of health disparities now during the COVID...

 American Health Care Association representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and other long term care facilities across the cou

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The American Health Care Association representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and other long term care facilities across the country that provide care to approximately five...

APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD delivered the following statement applauding the Biden-Harris Administration on reaching the goal of giving out 100...

day of action calling for pharmaceutical companies to prioritize “people over profit” and ensure free and equitable distribution

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Today, activists gathered at rallies in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia as part of a day of action calling for pharmaceutical...

waiting for President Joe Biden’s signature is the first major expansion of the Affordable Care Act

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Tucked in the Senate-approved COVID relief bill waiting for President Joe Biden’s signature is the first major expansion of the Affordable Care Act — the health care reform...

Much of this vaccine hesitancy is rooted in the history of exploitation of Black folks. From the infamous “Tuskegee Study,”

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In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and National Medical Association (NMA) President Leon McDougle discussed the vaccine...

This Sunday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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This Sunday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – a day that may not get the attention of World AIDS Day, but one that is equally important.

On this day, we call...

Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed (by the World Health Organization) for healthcare worke

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The Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed (by the World Health Organization) for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program.

As of 11AM today, New York's health care distribution sites have received 1,554...

Newark, New Jersey have secured safe drinking water protections from lead contamination under a proposed settlement agreement

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Residents of Newark, New Jersey have secured safe drinking water protections from lead contamination under a proposed settlement agreement submitted to a federal court...

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