The Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health Literacy

About this Event

Where: NAS Building (Room 120)

On June 14, 2016 The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will co-host a one-day workshop with the Roundtable on Health Literacy on the The Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health Literacy. The workshop will be held at the NAS Building in Washington, DC.

Notes:

  • This workshop will not be webcast.
  • The planning committee roster can be found on the right of the page under “Attachments.”

The statement of task is as follows:

The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities in collaboration with the Roundtable on Heath Literacy will form an ad hoc committee to plan, organize, and implement a one day public workshop that will include invited speakers and discussions. The committee will define the specific topics to be addressed, develop the agenda, select speakers, and moderate discussion. This workshop will explore issues at the intersections of health equity, health disparities, health literacy, and people living with disabilities. A summary of the presentations and discussions at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines.

For more information contact Karen Anderson:
Email: healthequity@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2806


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