Reduce inequality within and among countries
The New Public Health (Fourth Edition), 2023, Pages 1097-1158
This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities. It examines the globalization of health as there is increase focus on the international transfer of diseases and the imperative of cooperating to combat inequity under societal conditions that create the spread of diseases and their effects on individual nations and the global community.
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid "pass laws" in 1960. The UN General assembly created this day to signify the struggle to end the policy of apartheid in South Africa and call on the the international community to end all forms of racial discrimination.
Preventive Medicine Reports, Volume 20, 2020, 101209, ISSN 2211-3355
Over 43 million U.S. residents rely on private unregulated wells for their drinking water, raising public health concerns, particularly in regions like northern New England where widespread groundwater arsenic contamination is now recognized. Children are particularly vulnerable to adverse health effects from arsenic exposure.
Celebrated annually on 8 March, International Women's Day is a global day to recognize the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The theme for this International Women’s
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Fourth Edition, 2023, pages 327-335
This content aligns with Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by examining the social determinants of health, food, and nutritional inequities.
Clinical Colorectal Cancer, Available online 31 January 2023
This Study highlights the existing racial disparities in colorectal cancer screening, relative to SDGs 3 and 10, and dives deeper into how social determinants related to zip code tabulation have a further impact.
Clinical Imaging, Volume 96, April 2023, Pages 9-14
This Study explores the racial disparities that exist in the emergency departments of 4 hospitals, when they are most prevalent, and how patients' sociodemographic characteristics impact image acquisition time, raising awareness for SDGs 3, 9 and 10.
Preventive Medicine Reports, Volume 31, February 2023
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy odds increased with experiences of racial discrimination. Social processes in the Increasing Vaccination Model should include racism.
Rare Disease Day is the globally-coordinated movement working towards equity in social opportunity, healthcare and access to diagnosis and therapies for those living with a rare disease.
The Thinking Healthcare System: Artificial Intelligence and Human Equity - Chapter 4: AI + public health: effective and fair collaboration
The Thinking Healthcare System: Artificial Intelligence and Human Equity, 2023, Pages 99-129
This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by introducing the AI transformation of public health (PubHealth) uniting healthcare systems with the central terms, concepts, and history of PubHealth from ancient quarantines to modern vaccines including milestone developments as successful responses to chronic and infectious diseases, sanitation, workplace safety, poverty, and wars.