Sustainability

Sustainability is an indispensable component to addressing health equity strategy and interventions. In order to ensure that health equity is consistently infused into every aspect of your programs, planning for sustainability is essential. This page provides tools to help your organization sustain your health equity strategy and interventions.

Funding and Sustainability for Rural Health Equity Programs — Rural Health Information (RHI) Hub

Considered most valuable resource

Practical Strategies for Culturally Competent Evaluation (PDF) — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Definitions

inequities in the quality of health, health care, and health outcomes experienced by groups based on social, racial, ethnic, economic, and environmental characteristics

the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health

an individual’s unmet, adverse social conditions (e.g., housing instability, homelessness, nutrition insecurity) that contribute to poor health and are a result of underlying social drivers of health (SDOH)

also known as “social determinants of health,” the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age that are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources and impacted by factors such as institutional bias, discrimination, racism, and more

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