National Minority Health Month: Raising Awareness with Dr. Ana Caskin and Beverley Wheeler



National Minority Health Month occurs in April each year. It’s a time to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups and encourage action through health education, early detection, and control of disease complications. Black households are disproportionately impacted by hunger. The COVID-19 pandemic has only deepened that disparity. In this video, Dr. Ana Caskin pediatrician and Associate Director of Community Pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and D.C. Hunger Solution’s Beverley Wheeler discuss the trauma and health disparities associated with hunger, and strategies to maximize the impact of federal nutrition program.

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