During National Minority Health Month 2021, NIMHD and NIH emphasize efforts to reduce health disparities and improve minority health with activities to get #VaccineReady.
NIMHD releases the NIH Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Learn more about how NIH Institutes, Offices and Centers will engage in critical efforts to promote health equity.
Women's History Month 2021 - Women Who Lead NIH's COVID Response: Read NIMHD Deputy Director Dr. Monica Webb Hooper's story
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Dr. L. Ebony Boulware, chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine at Duke University, shares her ideas on how to change systemically racist practices in the medical community.More
Collaboration, innovation, and the role of social determinants in health disparities drive further exploration and research initiatives.More
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Share, compare and integrate data across studies to increase impact of minority and disparities research with NIMHD data-harmonization tools.
Visit the data portal to explore health statistics, charts, and maps by data topic across the health disparities continuum.
An evolving conceptualization of factors relevant to research that addresses the complex, multi-faceted nature of minority health and health disparities.