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Introducing the Sinai Model for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Health

Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah and Maureen R. Benjamins

in Urban Health

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199731190
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199866465 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0001
Introducing the Sinai Model for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Health

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This chapter describes the events and lessons that led to the development of the Sinai Model for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Health. The methods and experiences described in this book provide a useful model for how to systematically pursue health improvements in vulnerable communities and simultaneously achieve greater health equity.

Keywords: Sinai Model; public health; community health; health disparities; health equality

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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