Toward More Equitable
Public Health Data
The December issue of AJPH features a special section on equitable public health data. Select articles cover federal agencies’ efforts, advancing Medicaid data processes, and data disaggregation on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
Other articles in this issue address housing access for individuals seeking abortion care, gun control laws, child mental health, health disparities among gender minorities, and more.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Health Remedies as a Source of Lead Exposure,
New York City
Effect of Law Enforcement Drug Market
Disruptions on Overdose, Indiana, 2020-2021
AJPH 12/2023: Education is the key
to understanding what is ailing the United States
AJPH 11/2023: The Drug Bust Paradox
AJPH 10/2023: Decline in US Life Expectancy
AJPH 9/2023: Population-Based Monitoring of SARS-Cov-2/
COVID-19 and Beyond (English)
AJPH 8/2023: The Occupational Dimension of Public Health (English)
AJPH 4/2023: Vaccinating America: The Inside Story (English)
PODCASTS IN CHINESE
AJPH Chinese Podcast #4 2023
Supplement 2 2023
HIV, Substance Use, and Trauma: Mentoring to Dismantle Structural Racism
This special issue of AJPH focuses
on structural racism and intergenerational trauma as well as disproportionate rates of HIV and substance abuse. Another key theme of the issue is mentoring to advance health equity.
Articles address public health approaches to violence prevention, health equity for Black and Latinx people living with HIV, neighborhood exposure to racism-related stress, community-based interventions, and more.
Funding statement: Funding for the research and related work in this special issue was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, R25 DA035692.
About the Journal
The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is dedicated to the publication of original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health. The mission of the journal is to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education.