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RECORD NUMBER: 39 OF 223
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Building Healthy Environments to Eliminate Health Disparities Symposium held in Washington, DC on May 28-29, 2003.|
|CORP Author||Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, MD. Office of Minority Health. ;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Health disparities ; Ethnic groups ; Meetings ; Environmental justice ; Race ; Mammograms ; Minority groups ; Federal agencies ; Demography ; Partnerships ; Infant mortality ; Environmental health ; Socioeconomic factors ; Communities ; District of Columbia|
On May 28 and 29, 2003 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Minority Health (OMH) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) cosponsored the Building Healthy Environments to Eliminate Health Disparities symposium for senior-level Federal government employees. This symposium was the first to explore the intersection between health disparities and environmental justice and the ways in which Federal agencies can develop proactive, comprehensive, and integrated strategies to build healthy environments in communities suffering from health disparities.