See the highlights of a joint NEPHTC (Public Health) Advisory Committee, SHIELD (School Health) Advisory Committee meeting in which met with community partners to learn and consider “How Do We Train for Health Equity?” Leading the training was Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator of the Tacoma-Pierce Health Department in Washington. Jacques provides an overview of health equity and gives examples from TPHD’s work in training and implementing health equity in programs and functions.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the difference between Health Disparity and Health Inequity
- Identify a resource that can help a health department define its health equity needs
- Describe Tacoma Pierce Health Department’s consultative approach to supporting health equity in programs