NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

June 19-20

ODP To Host Workshop on Preventive Services

The NIH Office of Disease Prevention will hold a Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services June 19-20 at Natcher Conference Center. It will assess the scientific evidence on achieving health equity in the use of clinical preventive services in a health-care setting. 

The workshop will focus on three leading causes of death in the United States: cancer, heart disease and diabetes. These diseases are responsible for 7 of every 10 deaths among Americans each year and account for 75 percent of the nation’s health spending. 

The workshop is designed for researchers, practitioners and other professionals who are interested in clinical preventive services and issues of health equity. Cosponsors include NCI, NHLBI, NIDDK and NIMHD.

The workshop is free and open to the public. Register at Attendees can join either in person or via NIH videocast.

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