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Your Environment. Your Health.

Goal 6 – Environmental Health Disparities

Implementation Highlights and Accomplishments

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Establish an environmental health disparities research agenda to understand the disproportionate risks of disease, and to define and support public health and prevention solutions in affected populations.

  1. Conduct community-based participatory research that incorporates cultural competencies.
  2. Include research and education on the ethical, legal, and social implications of EHS research, including human participation issues, research integrity, reporting of results, and other issues.
  3. Develop and recommend or implement interventions to reduce or eliminate environmental exposures that cause the greatest burden of disease to affected populations.
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