Tag: Ohio


A new approach to reduce infant mortality and achieve equity

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 484KB
Tags: Policy, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Housing, Educational Attainment, Employment, Ohio

Describes how factors beyond medical care affect health in the context of infant mortality, focusing on housing, transportation, education and employment. Assesses the extent to which current policies and programs meet the needs of Ohioans most at risk. Identifies lessons learned from other states that have successfully reduced infant mortality rates, including innovative ideas to address the social determinants of health. Offers specific, actionable and evidence-informed policy options that state and local policymakers can employ to address unmet needs and inequities. (Health Policy Institute of Ohio)

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Closing Ohio's Health Gaps: Moving towards Equity

Posted on: October 17, 2018 | File size: 357KB
Tags: Health Equity, Policy, Ohio

HPIO's new policy brief provides data and information on Ohio's health gaps and barriers groups of Ohioans face to being healthy. The brief provides examples of evidence-based approaches to close Ohio's health gaps and a framework for action to achieve health equity at the community level.

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