Americares Health Equity
Medicine security means that every clinic, health worker and patient — everyone — around the world would have reliable, equitable access to the medicine and supplies they need to achieve good health. Equity must be built into medicine accessibility, availability, affordability and acceptability. Closing gaps is critical to ensure public health in the decades to come, as distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines shows. Let’s explore challenge and change.
Climate Equity and Resilience
The health of people around the world is threatened by climate change and its effects. The scope of the damage that can be inflicted by a changing climate makes it one of the most dangerous, yet preventable, risks to human health. Climate change puts pressure on communities already at risk of poor health because of poverty, neglect and discrimination. Smart actions now can protect people for decades. Let’s reimagine the future.
Gaps in mental health care are costly for individuals and society. During and after the pandemic, the shortfall in mental health treatment access only worsened. Let’s discuss innovations — including those in extremely challenging environments — that can serve as models for what mental health care can look like everywhere.