Health Disparities Portal

Cardiovascular Disease and the Health Disparities Initiative — The health department’s initiative to reduce the incidences of cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke and diabetes in Baltimore City. By reducing the incidences of this disease, the initiative should also decrease the disparities that exist for these diseases between different socio-economic groups. These pages also provide information for the individual on warning signs, symptoms, risk factors and prevention tips related to cardiovascular diseases.

Community Health Equity — A page that highlights the general problems of racial, educational, and socio-economic health inequities in Baltimore City; displays new reports on the subject; and attempts to provoke new questions and discussion.