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Cara V. James in The Well News: As the COVID-19 Emergency Ends, We Must Not End Our Commitment to Advance Health Equity
Grantmakers In Health (GIH) President and CEO Cara V. James was quoted in a December 18, 2022 Politico Magazine article about the Black community’s distrust of the health care system.
Missouri Foundation for Health: May 2023
The Missouri Foundation for Health released a new report that examines the challenges Black and Latino Missourians faced during the early months of the pandemic. The report highlights how inequities in response efforts hampered their reach and effectiveness, further exacerbating the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Black and Latino communities.
PrEP in Black America: A New Approach to Biomedical HIV Prevention Advocacy
In the U.S., Black communities have been disproportionately impacted by HIV. Between 1981 and 2019, an estimated 2.2 million people have been diagnosed with HIV, an overwhelming number of whom have been Black.
RRF Foundation: January 2023
The RRF Foundation for Aging released a call to action to address Older Adult Debt Burden. In The Call to Action, RRF Foundation for Aging illuminates a problem hidden for too long and calls on advocates, researchers, service providers, funders, and others to get involved with addressing this urgent issue.
Publications and Reports
Creating New Connections: How Philanthropy Can Support Better Care for People with Complex Health and Social Needs
By presenting a range of approaches, large and small, this report can assist funders of all types and sizes to view their work through the lens of complex care.
Scan of the Field: Palliative and Serious Illness Care Grantmaking 2019
This survey provides valuable insights into the broader field of palliative care and serious illness philanthropy, including how and where funders are directing their resources, the strategies they employ, and the interventions they are interested in.
No Time for ‘Business As Usual’: Health Philanthropy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the novel coronavirus races across the globe, health funders are urgently preparing for and responding to COVID-19 in the communities they serve. While past public health crises inform COVID-19 response, there is no proven playbook for how health philanthropy should respond to this rapidly evolving threat.
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