Health Disparities

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Voice: Dr. Amal Trivedi

Dr. Amal Trivedi

“It’s an economic issue, certainly, but it’s also a moral issue. I mean, ideally what we’d like to see is that every member of society has a chance for living a healthy, productive life. And to the extent that we see certain racial and ethnic groups in our society have lower life expectancy or a higher chance of dying in the first year of their life, that’s something that’s deeply, deeply troubling …” Continue Reading →

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Voice: Dr. Ashish Jha

Dr. Ashish Jha

“These gaps took, in some cases, centuries to develop. I am sure if you go back to the 19th Century, the quality of care that minorities got was much worse than where it is now. So the gaps have been there a long time. It’s not going to be fixed overnight. I think we just want to just be thoughtful about our policies to make sure they don’t make things worse. And that it will take a long time.” Continue Reading →

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