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February is American Heart Month
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Get Yah Praise On at Audubon Zoo this February 11th!
The event is a hand clapping, foot stomping good time for the entire family! The gospel music showcase will feature a soul stirring line-up of local and regional gospel performers including this year’s headliner Bishop William Murphy, III.
The Latest: In the News
Landry-Walker, Karr championship teams honored at City Hall
Member’s of our St. Thomas at L.B. Landry community clinic are winning big! The City Council named December 10, 2016 Algiers Champions Day in honor of the West Bank schools’ state football titles. They celebrated the state titles with a parade on Saturday, January 14 that ended at Landry-Walker High School.
New England Journal of Medicine: Health Equity Must Be a Strategic Priority
Last month, we were honored to be featured in the New England Journal of Medicine’s online publication, NEJM Catalyst. The article showcased five organizations that make health equity a core strategy, including our mission to dismantle systemic racism as a part of IHI: Institute for Healthcare Improvement‘s plan.
“The structures, policies, and norms that perpetuate race-based advantage in health care, discriminatory care practices, and implicit bias in patient and staff interactions must be explicitly identified, addressed, and dismantled.”
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