Establishing an Office of Health Equity would be a turning point for the state in its efforts to eliminate health disparities.
Without a state agency, who is responsible for addressing racial disparities and health equity in Texas?
Texas needs an office of health equity dedicated to collecting data and developing strategies to repair the damage that has been done.
Upcoming Virtual Symposium on Mental Health Disparities in the Age of COVID-19, led by the Bridging the Gap Foundation.
While it may be the case that coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, people and health systems still do. The lack of public data means we cannot know for sure.