health equity http://wmuk.org en WestSouthwest: Where you live affects your health http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-where-you-live-affects-your-health <p>Did you know that your zip code says a lot about your health? In fact, it is “the most important risk factor” in determining our wellness, according to Dr. Adewale Troutman, president of the <a href="http://www.apha.org/">American Public Health Association</a> in Washington. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on health inequities.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:58:16 +0000 Earlene McMichael 8225 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: Where you live affects your health Kalamazoo County holds first Health Equity Summit http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-county-holds-first-health-equity-summit <p>The creator of the nation's first Center for Health Equity in a local health department believes that good health care is a "basic human right" that communities everywhere need to make sure their citizens have. That’s the message Dr. Adewale Troutman, President of the American Association of Public Health in Washington, D.C., says he will deliver on Friday, July 19th, at Kalamazoo County’s first <a href="http://www.kalcounty.com/hcs/che">Health Equity Summit</a> in Kalamazoo.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:46:35 +0000 Earlene McMichael 7136 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo County holds first Health Equity Summit