Economic Policy

Moving Upstream: Policy Strategies to Address Social, Economic, and Environmental Conditions that Shape Health Inequities

This policy brief identifies some of the policy strategies that are being studied and implemented in communities across the country. Prepared by Bryant Cameron Webb, a rising leader in medicine and health policy, we expect that this brief will be useful for policymakers, public health practitioners, community organizations, researchers, and others committed to improving the health of people of color and eliminating health inequities. This analysis furthers the Joint Center’s long history of work to identify solutions to some of our nation’s most pressing policy issues, and ensure that people of color can continue to contribute to the fullest extent to the rich social, economic, and political life of the nation.

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