Lately, there’s a been a lot of buzz around the term “health equity” and I’ve been asked countless times by folks working at various organizations and agencies how an individual can advance health equity when they are only one person working in a larger (often bureaucratic) system or institution. Often times my response to those questions is that large scale change starts with individuals like you.
Yes, it does. As cliche as it may sound – change starts with you. Below are 4 steps you can take advance health equity within the system you’re working in or with.