State and community partnerships are vital for reaching populations experiencing tobacco related disparities, yet tobacco is not always a top priority for partners.
Health Equity: Understanding Social Determinants of Health, Bias, and Cultural Humility to Improve Tobacco Related Outcomes
This handout discusses: what is health equity, its root causes, and how cultural humility can improve tobacco related outcomes.
These processes take on special importance when you are partnering with people facing health disparities, who may have had past experiences where their input was not valued, or they felt disempowered within a partnership.
Principles of Equitable Community Engagement in Tobacco Control: Populations with Low SES Characteristics Fact Sheet
To have an impact in reducing tobacco-related disparities, which are often linked to socioeconomic status, it is essential to authentically engage the people who are most affected by the harms of tobacco.
Community Engagement in Tobacco Control: Collaborating with Populations with Low SES Characteristics
This introductory-level resource enhances knowledge about the importance and practice of community engagement and collaboration in tobacco control.
An excerpt from Guidance Document 1 that focuses on the underlying reasons that tobacco-related disparities exist, such as such as targeted tobacco industry marketing. for low SES populations in commercial tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure, related health conditions, and access to cessation treatment.