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Carolinas Association for Community Health Equity-CACHE

A Community Coalition to Address Health Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Mecklenburg County North Carolina
  • Yele Aluko

Abstract

This manuscript will describe the evolution of a unique community model in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, designed to provide educational empowerment to the healthcare consumer around the area of health disparities. The model has also effectively raised the level of awareness of the social responsibility of the healthcare delivery system to hold itself accountable in the provision of equity in healthcare. This community model brings together all stakeholders in the healthcare delivery and consumer equation, around a common goal of communal stewardship, emphasizing community and corporate obligation and responsibility.

Keywords

Health Disparity Healthcare Delivery System Minority Health Healthcare Disparity Breakout Session 
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Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yele Aluko
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories Presbyterian Cardiovascular InstituteCharlotte

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