Sustainability Development Goal Three: Good Health and Well-being icon.

Good Health and Well-being

Ensuring healthy and happy lifestyles for all ages.

Every human on our planet needs to be ensured of a life that is healthy and safe. Currently, less than half of the globe is covered by essential health services. The sustainable development goal of good health and wellbeing recognizes this and the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced how crucial healthcare is.

Can Public Health Efforts Avert Imminent Human Extinction? [28:15]

The Inaugural Richard V. Lee Lectureship in Global Health was presented by Stephen Luby, MD, titled, "Can Public Health Efforts Avert Imminent Human Extinction?" (UB School of Public Health 9/26/16)

Racial Health Inequities: The COVID-19 Disaster Was Decades in the Making [37:08]

This webinar tackles difficult subjects, including the political and economic decisions and adverse social determinants that created the conditions for our current trajectory. Presented by Dr. Heather Orom, PhD, Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions. (UB School of Public Health 6/22/20)

The rate of deaths from COVID-19 is more than six times higher and the rate of infection more than 3 times higher in predominantly African American counties than predominantly White counties. In Buffalo, NY, the highest rates of COVID cases and deaths have been in predominantly African American neighborhoods.

Our Role in Global Health: A Discussion on Decolonization [1:16:58]

Dr. Tia Palermo, associate professor of epidemiology and environmental health, and Dr. Gauri Desai, clinical assistant professor of epidemiology and environmental health speak with three University at Buffalo faculty panelists about our role in global health as researchers and practitioners in the Global North. (UB Community for Global Health Equity 2/12/21)

Cultural Arts Prevention and Intervention for At-Risk Youth: A Replicable Program Model [36:45]

(UB School of Social Work 9/22/16)

William S. Rowe is professor and director of the School Social Work at the University of South Florida. He holds appointments in the College of Public Health, the Aids Education and Training Center and the Moffitt Cancer Center. He is formerly director of the Center for Applied Family Studies and Director and professor of the Schools of Social Work at McGill University and Memorial University and first tenured at the University of Western Ontario.

Global Climate Change and Human Health: Global is Local [55:29]

Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Toxicology Program guest lectured on the connections between Climate Change and Human Health. (UB RENEW 9/15/17)



Community Health Equity Research Institute

The Community Health Equity Research Institute's mission is to perform research to advance understanding of the root causes of health inequities and develop and test innovative solutions to eliminate health inequities in the region with a focus on inequities experienced by African Americans. This Institute is founded upon the principles of social justice.

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