Meeting

Workshop on the Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health Literacy


When: June 14, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Public Health, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activities: Roundtable on Health Literacy, , , Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

On June 14, 2016 The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities co-hosted a one-day workshop with the Roundtable on Health Literacy on The Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health Literacy. 

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.

The workshop was held at the NAS Building in Washington, DC. 

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