BGI Web Series – Interview with Health Equity Initiative

Health is a basic human right. Health equity, by definition, is providing every person with the same opportunity to stay healthy, regardless of their race, gender, age, economic conditions, social status, environment, and other social determined factors. It’s a huge goal that people everywhere are working for.
Health Equity Initiative (HEI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building community, capacity and communication resources for health equity. HEI works to encourage community action and partnerships in support of health equity while building capacity of other organizations and establishing a research-based roadmap towards progress.
SISGI intern, Divya Padgaonkar, interviews HEI founder and president, Dr. Schiavo. Learn about the importance of health equity and hear about what her organization is doing to help.


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