Today's Date: April 11, 2021
Publix Pharmacy Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments in North Carolina   •   Pets play important role in easing children's loneliness and stress intensified by virtual schooling in lockdown   •   Wolters Kluwer Podcast Sheds Light on Key Factors Impacting Effective Banking Compliance   •   Ather Sharif Awarded The Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Award In Honor of Michael Ferro   •   InventHelp Inventor Presents An Improved High Chair Design (LGI-2994)   •   Humanitarian Leaders Jamie Aten and Kent Annan launch petition to encourage Evangelicals to get vaccinated against COVID-19   •   Winning Startups Receive $25,000 through Sunstone Innovation Challenge at CSULB   •   The Drone Champions League puts female drone pilots in the global spotlight with the DCL Women's Cup   •   ‘Coming Out for Love’ LGBTQ Reality Dating Show Headed for Romance, Fun, Happy Endings This Fall   •   BET Remembers Hip-Hop Icon DMX With Special Linear Programming Today Starting At 6PM/5C   •   Charmin® Works to Protect, Grow and Restore Forests   •   CGTN: From well-educated students to radicalized extremists in Xinjiang   •   Barna and Gloo To Release New City-Specific Research Experience For Church Leaders   •   Molina Healthcare of California Partners with San Bernardino County for COVID-19 Vaccinations   •   The American Legion Calls POW/MIA Flag above White House "A Poignant Reminder"   •   TherapeuticsMD and Theramex Announce the Approval of BIJUVE® Capsules Indicated for Hormone Replacement Therapy in the Unite   •   Who’s Getting Vaccinated in the US?   •   Call for Programs Opens for 2021 Parliament of the World's Religions   •   Minister Schulte and Minister Hajdu announce the appointment of three new members to the National Seniors Council   •   PG&E Contributes $500,000 to Restaurant Resilience Fund to Strengthen Businesses for the Long-Term
Bookmark and Share

Xavier Holds Health Disparities Conference

NEW ORLEANS - Xavier University’s College of Pharmacy will host the Fourth Health Disparities Conference March 27-29,2011 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.
The conference, titled “Utilizing Interdisciplinary Strategies to Advance from Disparity to Reform,” is sponsored by the Xavier Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities (CMHDRE).

This year’s conference has been designed to offer a focus on replicable multidisciplinary collaborative models and approaches from the clinical, research, and community arenas that integrate all levels of providers to improve health outcomes and eliminate health disparities.

“Mid-level providers, such as pharmacists and nurses, provide an increasing primary care resource,” said Dr. Leonard Jack, Xavier College of Pharmacy faculty member and program chair. “Low income, racial and ethnic, rural and migrant communities are particularly affected by health disparities, and Sources indicate that utilizing mid-level providers in a transdisciplinary environment can provide lower costs, improve quality care and access to care in many environments,” he said.

The conference will demonstrate models of successful implementation of projects using multidisciplinary healthcare teams to address disparities in chronic disease; examine the impact of a culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce in the delivery services; and discuss policy changes related to healthcare reimbursement at local and regional levels.

The mission of Xavier’s Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education is to provide the infrastructure required to conduct research. The center also provides basic, clinical, and behavioral experiential training and community outreach education aimed at eliminating health disparities.

Funding for the conference was made possible in part by a grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  


STORY TAGS: Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American News

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News