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New HHS Fact Sheet: COVID-19’s Impact on Minorities

The HHS has released HHS Initiatives to Address the Disparate Impact of COVID-19 on African Americans and Other Racial and Ethnic Minorities. It covers the following topics:

  • Improving our Understanding of COVID-19’s Impact on Minorities
  • Making Testing More Accessible and Afordable
  • Making Treatment More Accessible and Afordable
  • Tailored Guidance for Individuals & Communities Most At Risk
  • Expanding Telehealth Options to Ensure Access to Needed Care
  • Strengthening Outreach & Efective Communication on COVID-19 to Minority Communities

CITI Program’s Health Disparities Webinar

Health Disparities: Promoting Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research aims to raise awareness of this issue and provide strategies in research design and conduct to understand and address health disparities. It identifies resources for researchers available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). It concludes with methods to build strong and diverse research teams and practices to facilitate diversity and inclusiveness in research.

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