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Reflection: Racial disparities still plague health care. The fact that I’m writing about it in 2021 is telling.

Calling out racial disparities does not equate to neglecting progress made toward greater racial equity, and yet, as it almost always seems to, that point of contention came up during a roundtable discussion about medical mistrust on Monday hosted by Case Western Reserve University’s branch of Universal Health Aid.

HIP-Cuyahoga takes on health disparities in the community

For many years, marginalized Cuyahoga County residents have experienced significant health inequities. Many of them are a direct result of racial segregation, particularly of anti-Black racism, but other impoverished individuals and people of color within the community suffer these inequities, as well. Since 2015, Health Improvement Plan or HIP-Cuyahoga has been working with multiple community partners to resolve those challenges via direct action and collaboration throughout the county.

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