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.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: Spirit of 1848 Caucus
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)