ICYMI: Watch the video: NJ Healthcare Disparities
STAND CNJ and our local representatives and advocates discussed how Central New Jersey is addressing issues of inequality, accessibility, and other barriers to healthcare, including the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine distribution, and how we can advocate to direct resources to communities most in need of targeted healthcare. Our speakers highlighted the state of affairs in healthcare in NJ and guided us on how we can make a difference in this critical effort.
Senator Vin Gopal
State Senator, NJ Legislative District 11
Dr. Rachael Evans
Chief Medical Officer, Henry J. Austin Health Center
Dr. Ashgan Elshinawy
Pulmonologist, Penn Medicine and St. Peters Hospital
Community advocate, healthcare and vaccine distribution
Our host, Dr. Neha Saraiya, moderated the interactive discussion.
This forum provided education and awareness, as well as offer ways to advocate for equity in healthcare services.
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