- Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2009 17:00
- Written by Clayola Brown of the A. Philip Randolph Institute
Successful national healthcare reform must address access, quality and affordability issues in a comprehensive approach. Providing health care for all must also recognize and address health disparities that exist among minority populations.
According to the Children's Defense Fund, for example, Black children in the United States are five times more likely to die from asthma than their white peers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than half of all uninsured Americans are racial minorities. . . .