Health Equity And Disparities

Your initial post should be 2-3 paragraphs long and follow the requirements outlined in the discussion rubric.

Step 1: Answer the following prompts:

  • The word “equity” means different things in the phrases “health equity” and “home equity.” What is the meaning of equity in these two examples?
  • The dictionary defines “disparity” simply as a difference or variation. Can you think of an example of a health difference that you would not consider to be a health disparity?
  • Think about your current or past workplace. What does your workplace do to reduce health disparities and move toward greater equity in health?
  • Give an example of an initiative that your workplace could do? What are the chief obstacles to doing more?