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DC HEALTH EQUITY SUMMIT

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 Mitigating Inequities Caused or Exacerbated by the COVID-19 PandemicByTurquoise Sidibe, MPHNovember 19, 2021PPartnerships and Impact As we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, health and social disparities exist that result in disproportionately higher rates of exposure, illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19 for marginalized communities. In January, the White House established a Presidential COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, which last week released a comprehensive report with recommendations for mitigating inequities caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such inequities in the future.Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, who led the Task Force,...

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Join the Satcher Health Leadership Institute for the launch of their latest webinar series focusing on advancing medical cannabis health equity.Our first session will center around, “Informing, Educating, and Empowering” historically marginalized communities and people. We are thrilled to share that our program will be moderated by Stanley Atkins, II and will feature our Medical Cannabis and Cannabis Justice expert panelists from “The Cannabis Health Equity Movement ” (CHEM).Please make sure to register, zoom link provided upon completion of registration: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/554220bb6a4041eb8e3...