Closing the gap in health between populations that have different levels of wealth, power, and/or social prestige benefits everyone!
Improvements in social, economic, and environmental conditions can impact the health of all Michiganders at every socioeconomic level.
Assuring maximal opportunities for the health of all people will save us money in a big way.
By eliminating death resulting from differences in health outcomes for racial/ethnic populations, Americans will save an estimated $229.4 billion regarding direct medical care expenditures.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to live to their full health potential.
Opportunities for health are not the same in all Michigan communities. Residents deserve vibrant communities where everyone has the opportunity to access everything they need for health including healthy food, safe places to recreate, and quality education and housing.