Health Inequities in Black and Underserved Communities: COVID-19 and The Flu

In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, Interim Executive Lead, Institute for Diversity & Health Equity and Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Andrea Custis, President and CEO, Urban League of Philadelphia, about health inequities in Black and underserved communities with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming flu season. In 2017, AHA formed a national strategic alliance with National Urban League to focus on advancing health equity in Black and underserved communities and diversity and inclusion in health care governance.


 

 

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