Health Healthcare System Structural Racism / Discrimination

Racism as a Social Determinant of Health Inequities By: Gilbert C. Gee, PhD UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

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According to Healthy People 2020, our nation’s health planning document, health inequities are related to “historical and contemporary injustices.” Accordingly, achieving health equity requires that we examine and dismantle the social systems that produce injustice, such as racism.(1-3) A vast and growing body of research consistently shows that racism is a social toxin that is not only morally unacceptable, but potentially lethal.


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