Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The American Medical Association officially recognized racism as a public-health threat, saying it creates and entrenches health inequality

The American Medical Association officially recognized racism as a public-health threat, saying it creates and entrenches health inequality



The American Medical Association officially recognized racism as a public-health threat, saying it creates and entrenches health inequality


The American Medical Association has officially defined racism as a public health threat that has created substantial health inequality.

Racism, both systemic and structural, has historically perpetuated health inequality and cut short the lives of many Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) in the US and around the world.

Over the last year, a number of county and state authorities have also labelled racism a public health threat.

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Article Source: yahoo.com
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