Health Equity Policy Toolkit
State: NatDoc: National Document
Website link: https://nachw.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/astho-health-equity-policy-toolkit-1.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Policy: All, Building partnerships, Identifying policy expertise within state, National guidance especially in new policy areas
This toolkit is designed to support public health leaders in leveraging the policy development process to achieve health equity in their jurisdiction. The toolkit includes an overview of core health equity concepts, such as defining the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and intersectionality, as well as descriptions and examples of common policy levers within public health leaders’ authority or influence. Key considerations for using the policy levers to advance health equity are also provided. Lastly, the toolkit includes resources for supporting health departments in the policy development process.
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