Disability it is one of those topics that fall within the intersection of health and social sciences. How the disability community is structured, supported, and even developed depends holistically on the delicate balance of medical intervention and societal inclusion.
At the intersection of health justice lies the answer of equity. Equity burdens us all with the task of foreseeable change. Equity is focused less on the performative act and concentrates more on application.
Upstream Politics and Negative Health Outcomes that Impact Us all Part 2: An Interview with Attorney Daniel Dawes
Rahseer Dopson interviews Daniel E. Dawes, JD of Moorhouse about health equity and health reform.
To eliminate present-day inequities, we have to first acknowledge the decision-making power behind our healthcare system.
Studies have shown that even though the Tuskegee study took place decades ago—the mistrust primarily among black men has become a barrier to accessing health services.
In the 21st century progression and health equity are assumed to be a given, yet the health of Black men has yet to improve.
Rasheera Dopson is a Master of Public Health student at Morehouse School of Medicine.
Rasheera Dopson explains that when looking at health equity, it is important to give people what they need when they need it in the amount they need it in, so that they can achieve optimal health.
Rasheera Dopson explains the importance of acknowledging the need for intersectional work and study is imperative in understanding how population groups can overlap and how that overlap can have just as much of an influence on one’s health outcome as their sole identity status.