Healthcare Matters: Providing Health Services to Diverse Populations

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Conference Presentation | February 25, 2008

Files: Healthcare Matters: Providing Health Services to Diverse Populations by Susan Kline (PPT | 332 KB | 15 pages) Integrating Service Needs for Homeless Children in a Medical Home by Christine Achre (PPT | 2.29 MB | 23 pages) Eliminating Racial Disparities in Birth Outcomes by G. Marie Carlos (PPT | 497 KB | 19 pages)

Homeless families with children suffer from high rates of mental and physical health problems, including HIV/AIDS, which are often exacerbated by living on the streets and in shelters. In addition, there are serious health disparities that also play a role in the health of homeless families.  This workshop highlighted recent research in health disparities, best practices in public health, and what they mean for families experiencing homelessness.