Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

From the northern tip of Alaska to the southern coast of Chile, the Americas host some of the most diverse — and disparate — populations in the world. However, despite progress in medicine and economic development, health inequalities prevail, leading to avoidable premature illness and death among millions of disadvantaged people. With a goal of … Continue reading Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect

Learn what breast cancer survivorship data says about culture, acculturation and disparities in cancer care among Chinese immigrant and white survivors in this Immigrant Health Initiative Seminar by Judy Huei-yu Wang, associate professor of oncology and member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to explaining how … Continue reading 11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect

New corporate wellness project launches with American Cancer Society

Dr. Heather Wipfli and the Institute for Global Health have been awarded a grant by the American Cancer Society to study corporate health and wellness programming internationally in order to inform the society's global cancer prevention programs, specifically regarding workplace wellness. With partners in India and Mexico, the project team will explore corporate sector perspectives … Continue reading New corporate wellness project launches with American Cancer Society