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The Lines That Define Us: Racial Residential Segregation and Health Disparities for African Americans
This capstone explored the mechanisms underlying the relationship between racial residential segregation and health disparities for African Americans. This relationship was examined through the analysis of how racial ...
Massacre of the Millenium? A Study of the AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa
. . . With 95% of HIV-infected people living in developing countries, AIDS has become a "disease of Third World poverty rather than First World affluence." No one knows what AIDS will do to the economy and people's quality ...
What's Passed is Prologue: The Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA), passed on March 23, 2010, is the most comprehensive U.S. healthcare reform legislature enacted since the passage of Medicaid and Medicare in 1965. The overarching ...
The Effects of Just Land Distribution on Public Health in Latin America
In this paper, I will illustrate how urban and rural land reforms each affect public health. The term "land reform" can take on a multitude of meanings, but for the purposes of this paper I have defined it as the redistribution ...
Disaster Aid in Pakistan: An Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health Reform
This paper first examines the health concerns in Pakistan before and after the 2010 flooding and then proposes a model for meeting Pakistan’s most severe health needs. The model emphasizes supporting the goals and requirements ...