The Health Equity Initiative is a nonprofit organization focused on building a multi-sectoral global community focused on advancing health equity. On February 23, 2018, the Health Equity Initiative held their bi-annual summit. This summit, titled Engaging New Allies in the Health Equity Movement: A Partnership Summit, focused on exploring root causes of health inequity: racism and racial disparities, poverty, and gender and LGBTQIA issues. Information from this summit has been published by the Health Equity Initiative in their document, Highlights and Recommendations from the 2018 Summit’s Innovation Think Tanks. The document includes a section on each root cause of health inequity discussed, strategies for partnership and recommendations and next steps.
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