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People, Wildlife, and Ecosystems: Health for One, Health for All

The field of ecological health recognizes that the physical
well-being of people, nonhuman animals, and their habitats are inseparable. This is a profoundly different notion
from the conventional view of health, in which physicians,
nurses, and others treat human ills; veterinarians tend to the
health of livestock, pets, and wildlife; and conservation biologists
and ecologists address habitat health. But the more we learn
about health, the more ludicrous these artificial divisions become.

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Building Healthy Communities

This GIH Issue Focus examines the underlying principles of healthy communities.

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Strategies for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

This GIH Issue Focus s highlights racial and ethnic health disparities, explores their roots, and describes activities that foundations are undertaking to eliminate them.

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Social Inequalities in Health

This report featuring keynote addresses from the February 1999 GIH Annual Meeting on Health Philanthropy by Nicole Lurie, Robert G. Evans, Velvet Miller, and John W. Murphy.

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