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Health education and the Black community

Health education and the Black community

(report of a meeting held July 26-27, l979, at the Bureau of Health Education, Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia)

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Published by The Bureau in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health education -- United States,
  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.). Bureau of Health Education
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14225867M

    The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) was established by Carter G. Woodson, in The organization founded Black History Month, and its mission is to, “promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.”. We target the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. through investments in evidence based strategies, bold programs and advocacy outreach on health policies. With your support, we can increase the number of healthy Black .

    The Black community faces educational issues similar to other minority groups, including the need for adequate funding for schools serving minority and disadvantaged students, as well as other issues with a special impact on the community: Student achievement gaps need to be aggressively addressed. For example, the percentage of Blacks age   An enjoyable/disturbing/important collection of essays related to many aspects of black women's health and well being. A concerted effort to expand the framework of many health practitioners beyond assumptions, cultural insensitivities and strictly allopathic approaches in order to respond more effectively to the needs of women of color/5(2).

    First and foremost, as Butler stated, “We need a Black agenda to promote and pursue the education of Black children.” That was non-negotiable; referring to “kids of color” was a non. Health care crisis in the black community: challenges prospects, and the black nurse. Powell DL. The Black community, particularly in major urban settings, is faced with escalating social, economic, and life-style problems, which threaten the life and well-being of Author: Powell Dl.


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