BUILDING TOWARDS LATINO HEALTH EQUITY

Conference Summary

In collaboration with health care institutions, community-based organizations, and community groups, the Hispanic Health Coalition works to eliminate health inequities illuminated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This virtual conference will address social determinants of health contributing to disparities and highlight strategies for addressing potential challenges.

Speakers

Conference Objectives

  • Increase awareness of the influence of social determinants on health disparities and inequities among Latino and other vulnerable populations.
  • Increase knowledge of advocacy activities to promote racial and health equity     
  • Discuss health initiatives addressing major health inequities in Latino populations
  • Highlight community-based efforts addressing mental health, food insecurity, housing, immigration issues and programs supporting wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
  • Increase awareness of Houston Hispanic Health Coalition initiatives