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  • Building Health Equity Podcast | Building Community Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity

    The nineteenth episode of the Building Health Equity webinar series has been converted into a podcast for easier listening on the go! We’ve partnered with the Share Public Health podcast series to bring you this episode. This podcast is formatted from the ‘Building Community Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity’ webinar, we explored ways to build community partnerships, the…

  • Building Health Equity Podcast | Gender-Based Violence: What Can We Do as a Community?

    The eighteenth episode of the Building Health Equity webinar series has been converted into a podcast for easier listening on the go! We’ve partnered with the Share Public Health podcast series to bring you this episode. This podcast is formatted from the ‘Gender-Based Violence: What Can We Do as a Community?’ webinar, we discussed the most pressing concerns…

  • Building Health Equity Podcast | Time to Combat Disparities in Maternal Health

    The seventeenth episode of the Building Health Equity webinar series has been converted into a podcast for easier listening on the go! We’ve partnered with the Share Public Health podcast series to bring you this episode. This podcast is formatted from the ‘Time to Combat Disparities in Maternal Health’ webinar, we discussed the most pressing concerns and issues…

  • Framing with Data

    This article was written by FrameWorks Institute states a striking statistic has the power to deepen understanding of a topic. However, public health communicators often misuse data, resulting in messages that are ineffective or convey unintended meanings. View the resource below:

  • Talking about Health Equity

    In a study conducted by FrameWorks researchers, it was revealed that the term ‘equity’ is often misunderstood by the general public. Most individuals associate it solely with financial matters like home or business equity. This poses a challenge for communicators, emphasizing the importance of providing clear explanations whenever the term is used. The article below…

  • Explaining the Social Determinants of Health

    This resource developed by FrameWorks Institute talks about how public health experts often refer to the “social determinants of health” to highlight how nonmedical factors like geography, income, and education profoundly influence health outcomes. However, this term can present challenges in effective communication despite its importance. Communication research suggests that the term may not resonate…

  • Recorded Webinar | Building Health Equity Webinar Series: Building Community Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity

    View the nineteenth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series, Building Community Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity. We featured Dr. Monika Jindal, Medical Director at the GuideLink Center, and Jacquie Montoya, Public Health Program Planner at the Linn County Public Health. We explored ways to build community partnerships, the impacts of community partnerships on…

  • Building Health Equity Podcast | Health Equity for Financial Literacy

    The sixteenth episode of the Building Health Equity webinar series has been converted into a podcast for easier listening on the go! We’ve partnered with the Share Public Health podcast series to bring you this episode. This podcast is formatted from the ‘Health Equity for Financial Literacy’ webinar, where we discussed the most pressing concerns and issues related…

  • Recorded Webinar | Building Health Equity Webinar Series: Gender-Based Violence: What Can We Do as a Community?

    View the eighteenth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series, Gender-Based Violence: What Can We Do as a Community? We featured Abby Schueller, Research Associate at the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, and Lata D’Mello, Assistant Director at the Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity. We discussed the most pressing concerns and issues related…

  • Recorded Webinar | Building Health Equity Webinar Series: Health Equity for Financial Literacy

    View the sixteenth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series, Health Equity for Financial Literacy. We featured Keshia Fields, Diversity, Inclusion, and Organizational Development Specialist at Polk County, Iowa, and Lindsay Cannaday, Vice President and Business Development Director at Green State Credit Union. We discussed the most pressing concerns and issues related to financial…