Latinx advocates have been leaders and partners in the strong health advocacy work across the country. In Virginia, advocates played a key role in the recent Medicaid expansion victory, and are working now to push back against proposed changes to the public charge rule.
Surveillance is an essential component to understanding and addressing national and local public health trends. Let's take a look at how national and state organizations are visualizing oral health care trends and access points.
With the help of our partners – Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, Children’s Dental Health Project, National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, and Oral Health America—we've developed a resource that will simplify the search for resources.
Since our regional gatherings, we (your NOHCT Health Equity workgroup) have been exploring ways to gather stories and data on successes and challenges in including the marginalized, masked, and missed in our work to assure optimal health for all at the grassroots, grassmiddles, and grasstops levels.
I opened my email Wednesday morning. "We finally had the first ever school-based dental hygienist assessment and fluoride varnish treatment on August 3rd," Bill Dennison wrote (exclaimed, really). Interested, I read on.