Repairing the Despair

Everyone Can:
  • Be informed about the problem of racial and ethnic disparities in health.
  • Take care of your health – choose providers you like and trust, ask questions, get second opinions, and expect quality care.
  • Improve your health by making health choices.

Health Professionals Can:

  • Stay current on best practices when caring for diverse populations.
  • Champion quality standards of care for all patients regardless of how they pay for care.
  • Ensure respectful care.

Community/Government Leaders Can:

  • Support affordable health coverage for everyone.
  • Enforce regulations that ensure equal access to health care.

(Adapted from Bronx REACH)

Click here to download our Repairing the Despair brochure. (.pdf)