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Highlights of current council work and
Council discussed future health priorities
The Governor’s Interagency Council on Health
Disparities held an Open meeting May 8, 2013. The
meeting, held at Mount Zion Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall in Seattle,
Wash. from 9:45 am – 4:15 pm focused on the selection of future health
The Council also discussed implementation of recommendations in its 2012
You can view the meeting materials including the proposed
final agenda here.
New report focuses
on three areas, proposes recommendations
State Policy Action Plan to Eliminate Health Disparities”
targets three specific areas of concern: behavioral health,
environmental exposures and hazards, and poverty. The report
to the governor and Legislature identifies the three areas
as key to eliminating health disparities related to
race/ethnicity and gender.
plan, part of the Council's directive, succeeds a 2010
version. Click for
National Partnership for
Action to End Health Disparities (NPA)
The NPA is an initiative of
the federal Office of Minority Health.
The aim of the NPA is to mobilize partners in a
coordinated approach to end health disparities and to move
the nation toward achieving health equity.
encourage you to join, today.
For more information on the NPA
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