Resources on Health Disparities and COVID-19

 

Webinars/Podcasts on COVID-19 and Health Disparities

WEBINARS OFFERED BY HMS OFFICE FOR DIVERSITY INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines for the Spanish-Speaking Community
March 8, 2021 | Watch

Las Vacunas contra el COVID 19
March 8, 2021 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
December 15, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinx Communities
July 13, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Kids
May 27, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Native American Health and COVID-19
April 30, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Mental Health and Wellness for Healthcare Providers
April 23, 2020 | Watch

Musings on the Impact of Covid and on Being LGBTQ
April 22, 2020 | Listen


OTHER WEBINARS

List of ongoing webinar series, webinars this week, and video and audio recordings on health disparities and COVID-19

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News / Articles / Reports

US Health Care Relies on Filipinxs While Ignoring Their Health Needs
Disguised Disparities and the COVID-19 Pandemic
JAMA | July 23, 2021

Estimated Mortality Increases During The COVID-19 Pandemic By Socioeconomic Status, Race, And Ethnicity
Health Affairs | July 21, 2021

Trends in Mortality From COVID-19 and Other Leading Causes of Death Among Latino vs White Individuals in Los Angeles County, 2011-2020
JAMA Research Letter | July 19, 2021

Black and Latinx Community Perspectives on COVID-19 Mitigation Behaviors, Testing, and Vaccines
JAMA | July 15, 2021

How COVID taught America about inequity in education
The Harvard Gazette | July 9, 2021

Black Americans Lagging Behind Other Races for COVID-19 Vaccination as the More Infectious Delta Variant Spreads Across US
DIversityInc | July 7, 2021

Asian Americans who experienced COVID-related racism report increased levels of anxiety, depression, and PTSD
The Boston Globe | June 6, 2021

How Medical Jargon Can Make COVID Health Disparities Even Worse
NPR | May 24, 2021

Racial/Ethnic Disparities In COVID-19 Exposure Risk, Testing, And Cases At The Subcounty Level In California
Health Affairs | May 12, 2021

With COVID spread, ‘racism — not race — is the risk factor’
The Harvard Gazette | April 22, 2021

Trends in Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Hospitalizations, by Region — United States, March–December 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) | April 12, 2021

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Institutions / Organizations

AFFILIATES

Harvard Library | The Black America and COVID-19 Library Guide

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard University Center for African Studies

Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

Hutchins Center for African & African American Research | Harvard University

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Equity and Community Health

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Disparities Solution Center

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study | Harvard University


OTHER INSTITUTIONS / ORGANIZATIONS

List of institutions and organizations with links to health disparities and COVID-19 web pages

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Funding Opportunities

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities

First Available Due Date: May 01, 2020 | Expiration Date: May 01, 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office Request for Nominations for 2021 SGM Research Investigator Awards Program

Deadline for Final Nomination Submissions: May 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. local time.

Notice of Correction to NOT-OD-21-071 “Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for NIH Grants to Add or Expand Research Focuses on Maternal Health, Structural Racism and Discrimination, and COVID-19”

Corrected Application Expiratoin Date: April 15, 2021


Additional Sources

National Academy of Medicine members urge Black Americans to get vaccinated

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THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us

A new campaign to provide Black communities with credible information about the COVID-19 vaccines, co-developed by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) and the Black Coalition Against COVID. 

BARI Report

Living in Boston During COVID-19: Physical and Mental Health | Report #6 in Series | January 2021

Stop the Spread

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is launching a strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that have continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. 

Map of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Boston

The City of Boston is partnering with community health centers, hospitals, and pharmacies to increase access to COVID-19 testing for Boston residents.
 



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