Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Achieving Progress Toward Health Equity Using Race and Ethnicity Data: State Strategies and Lessons Learned

National Governors Association, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, National Academy for State Health Policy

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Data Collection and Reporting

In June 2021, a virtual summit with state leaders from 20 states convened to discuss challenges and strategies for collecting, reporting, and using race and ethnicity data to improve health equity during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue brief summarizes state strategies and experiences shared during the convening, as well as lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Improve Data Infrastructure

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