This scientific report outlines the overall plan for research supported by the NICHD to address disparities in health that result from ethnicity, access to care, and other factors. The information in this plan was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
This 43-page scientific report describes the NICHD's overall plan to support research that addresses health disparities, specifically in the areas of infant and maternal mortality and morbidity; reproductive health; HIV/AIDS in women and teens; early antecedents of disparities in disease and growth; early antecedents of child well being and adverse behaviors; school readiness, cognitive and behavioral development; restoring function and preventing disability, training and career development, and outreach to communities and their institutions. The information in this plan was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2000). Health Disparities: Bridging the Gap (Reference Only) (N/A). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.