Johnson & Johnson Launches a Health Equity Innovation Challenge in 6 U.S. Cities

The company is calling for ideas from applicants in Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City and Philadelphia with the aim of helping to address racial healthcare disparities at the local level.
Nov 3, 2021 12:25 PM ET
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Race, ethnicity and skin color should never dictate who stays healthy or gets sick. Yet Black and Hispanic people in the United States have long been disproportionately impacted by a wide range of diseases—including stroke, heart and kidney disease, HIV, mental illness and cancer—due to healthcare inequities caused by centuries of systemic racism.

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