Commemorating World AIDS Day 2022
December 1st, World AIDS Day (WAD), is a day to celebrate the lives needlessly lost to the HIV epidemic, to spread awareness of available HIV prevention and treatment, and to redouble our efforts to end the HIV epidemic globally.
End Street Encampment Sweeps: Permanent Housing is a Prescription for Health
We need policies that support the health and safety of people who are homeless instead of policies that increase policing and criminalize poverty.
Centering Black Birthing People to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
Health equity is about ensuring that all individuals and communities have access to the resources and opportunities that they need to attain optimal health and wellbeing. Key to creating and sustaining healthy communities is improving maternal health outcomes.
Cultivating Connection and Understanding on the Path to Justice
Health Justice Celebrates its 1-Year Anniversary
World AIDS Day 2021
It’s World AIDS Day 2021—an opportunity to remember those who we have lost, the advances that have been made, and the work that still needs to be done to end the HIV epidemic. Stark HIV-related inequities persist and Black and…
Achieving Global Vaccine Equity
Global vaccine inequity continues to be a pressing concern with many countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, having severely limited access to COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Blackstock, Health Justice’s founder and Executive Director, spoke on September 20, 2021, just steps from United Nations (U.N.) building in NYC where global leaders were convening for the U.N. General Assembly meeting, to speak out in support of global vaccine equity and to demand the US and other high-income countries support the Global South in developing the regional capacity to manufacture and disseminate COVID-19 vaccines.