Online Program

Politics of public health data: Empirical research to inform health ‘equity’ in all policies, from global to local levels

Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The politics of public health data session welcomes – in an *OPEN CALL* -- abstracts that use empirical research (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods) to examine the overall all theme of the APHA meeting, Health in All Policies, but with an important variation: Health EQUITY in All Policies. Possible topics include: (i) the formulation of & negotiations about the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); (ii) the US federal & state-by-state roll-out and expansion (or not) of the Affordable Care Act; (iii) health impact assessment in relation to mass incarceration & decriminalization of nonviolent offenses, or in relation to community health risk assessment; and (iv) health equity in relation to housing, labor, or other ‘non-health’ policies. We welcome submissions on other topics as well, as long as they pertain to the issue of the politics of public health data in relation to health equity & policy.
Session Objectives: Describe empirical examples of studies (quantitative and qualitative) that have informed work pertaining to "Health EQUITY in all policies.
Zinzi Bailey, ScD, MSPH

Politics of Indigenous Health: Acting in Good Faith   
Gail Dana-Sacco, PhD MPH CHES

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Organized by: Spirit of 1848 Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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