Although U.S. unintended pregnancy rates have declined in recent years, racial/ethnic differences persist, and women who experience intimate partner violence may be at greater risk of unintended pregnancy.
GAO Report Documents Achievements by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Widely Published Observations about Health Disparities 50 Years After the Death of Martin Luther King
“Of all of the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman,” observed Martin Luther King in 1966. An article published in the Washington Post and more than 150 other news outlets marking the 50th anniversary of King’s death included observations about continuing health disparities across the U.S.
New Book on Social and Structural Determinants of Health, Health Equity, and Systems of Care for Underserved Populations
Essentials of Health Justice, published on April 4 by Jones and Bartlett Learning, examines the social and structural determinants of health, health equity, social justice, health policy, and systems of care for underserved populations.