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Health Equity in Prevention Part 1: A Definition in Rural and Remote Communities

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Health equity is a prominent topic in the field of public health, but what is it, really, and how does it relate to and intersect with prevention in rural and remote communities? This session will define health equity and explore it as it relates to racial inequity and justice in rural and remote communities. Note that we will be utilizing breakout sessions in this webinar! The webinar will highlight how prevention practitioners can integrate these concepts into the shared risk and protective factors theory and the social determinants of health to understand how health equity relates to the field of prevention.

Objectives:

  • Define health equity, and understand it as a layer of racial equity.
  • Integrate the concept of equity into the shared risk and protective factors theory and social determinants of health model.
  • Identify the key components of an embodied health equity practice to impact health equity positively.

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network
Website:
https://pttcnetwork.org/