The CDC’s David J. Sencer Museum is presenting an exhibition entitled, Health Is a Human Right: Race and Place in America. Highlighting the ongoing racial inequality in healthcare, the exhibit contains historical images, documents and objects tracing the challenges of health equity in America and the responses of public health officials to meet those challenges.
The exhibit will be on display through Friday, February 28, 2014.
David J. Sencer CDC Museum
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
To learn more about disparities in healthcare check out these books from the Georgia State University Library:
- Health care in America: Separate and unequal
- Pathologies of power: Health, human rights, and the new war on the poor
- Healthcare disparities at the crossroads with healthcare reform
- Tackling health inequities through public health practice: Theory to action
- Health inequality: An introduction to theories, concepts, and methods
- Unequal health: How inequality contributes to health or illness
- Social inequality and public health
- Gender, race, class, and health: Intersectional approaches
- How cancer crossed the color line