National Center for Biotechnology Information
Blacks aged 18-49 years are 2x more likely to die from heart disease than Whites.
HHS, Office of Minority Health (2021)
A MESSAGE FROM JOHN DANIELS
The Black Directors Health Equity Agenda is made up of trusted conveners, educators, and translators of data that represents and impacts our black communities. We exist to ensure that black families thrive, by eradicating the health disparities and inequities that threaten their individual and collective prosperity.
We are committed to focusing time, energy, and money on eliminating disparities in health outcomes within Black communities…
We will work diligently to engage a variety of Healthcare Boards and their stakeholders to drive health equity…
We will be unwavering in our efforts to educate and advocate for a more equitable healthcare system and root out adverse policies…
We are change agents, fostering and facilitating Board education for up-and-coming leaders; encouraging revised business models, spurring innovative thinking and action, and fighting for policy reforms that advance Health Equity for Black Americans.
Shaping the next generation of leaders and positioning them to be important voices where key decisions impacting health disparity/equity are made.
Financial streams to help ensure sustainability of successful approaches that support health equity by diminishing the impacts of social determinants of health.
Advocating for policies/policy reform that expand access to quality care and reimagines current structures so that more people can benefit.
Partnerships & Allies
Collaborative approach to identifying solutions that lead to improved health outcomes for Black people.
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