Randevyn Pierre discusses “Black Healthcare Stigma and Its Impact: Fowlkes’ 40-Year Fight for Health Equity in HIV”
“Imagine working in an office where you know that everyone who comes through the doors is gonna die.
I remember telling one of my clients who was dying that I didn’t know if I could continue doing the work anymore, because I wasn’t making a difference and I couldn’t keep watching people die.
He told me I had an obligation to help everyone I saw, even if I only saved one life in all the time I worked in HIV/AIDS. That was over 30 years ago.” – Earl Fowlkes
As seen through Dalia’s eyes: reflections on the world of Global Health from a pioneering Sudanese activist (Part 3)
in this final instalment of Sofia and Dalia’s interview, Dalia synthesises her experiences as an activist in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health, and shares her views on what ‘Decolonising Global Health’ means in practice.
As seen through Dalia’s eyes: reflections on the world of Global Health from a pioneering Sudanese activist (Part 2)
In the second installment of this article series, Sofia and Dalia discuss Female Genital Mutilation and Dalia’s activism towards ending it in her home country of Sudan. Please be aware that these sensitive topics may be distressing for some readers.
Randevyn Pierre has collected and shared the experiences of a number of African Americans around healthcare hesitancy and medical mistrust.
In this piece, he exposes his own thoughts and experiences in navigating his journey through the healthcare landscape.
Pierre also infuses key learnings from his public health knowledge as well as other accounts from interviewees.
HPHR Fellows Interview Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Chief Medical Advisor to the President & NIAID Director
Special Interview withAnthony S. Fauci, MD Conducted by HPHR Fellows Alumni Ryan Sutherland, MPH and Javaid Iqbal, MPSS (l-r) HPHR Fellows Interview Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Chief Medical Advisor to the President & NIAID Director HPHR Fellows Ryan Sutherland and Javaid Iqbal recently met with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to the President and Director […]
How does wildfire smoke impact our health, and how can we reduce this harm?
Former President Barack Obama is famously quoted as saying, “we have more in common than we have things that divide us.”
This philosophy may or may not have moved the needle on this country’s politics around human decency, but perhaps it offers us a start to reducing healthcare hesitancy in exam rooms all over the United States.
Randevyn Pierre discusses “Black Healthcare Hesitancy and Its Impact Profile 104: Healthcare Through Angela’s Eyes (Part 2 of 2)”
During Angela Braden’s battle to preserve her sight, the medical mistrust of her support system took an unexpected turn as her Black family immediately questioned the qualifications and competence of a Black physician. Soon thereafter, they were confronted with their worse fears.
Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD, ScM highlights absurdities of navigating the modern health care system for children with complex needs (#8)
How can we provide the best care for our children if the process is so complex, and sometimes absurd?
Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD, ScM discusses Health Literacy, Health Equity, and Housing: Focus on the Section 8 Housing Search (#7)
Housing is Health. Health Equity is Health Literacy. What can we do to make systems better so people can use them and improve their health?