There are many factors that affect our ability to be healthy and we unfortunately do not all have the same access to care. Barriers can be related to cost, discrimination, location, sexual orientation, and gender identity – to name just a few.
On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we complement Oxford Academic’s extensive “Health Equity” collection of journal articles, book excerpts, and online resources by speaking with two medical experts, Dr. Jon Rohde, formerly of the South Africa EQUITY project, and Dr. Don Dizon, Director of the Pelvic Malignancies Program at Lifespan Cancer Institute, Head of Community Outreach and Engagement at The Cancer Center at Brown University, and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital. In addition to caring for patients, they have each dedicated their careers to addressing inequity in public health.
Learn more about Oxford Academic’s “Health Equity” collection here: https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/health-equity
Learn more about Jon Rohde here: https://oxfordre.com/publichealth/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190632366.001.0001/acrefore-9780190632366-e-446
Learn more about Don S. Dizon and The Oncolgogist here: https://academic.oup.com/oncolo/pages/dizon-blog
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