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Johnson & Johnson invests $100 mln to to eliminate health inequities for people of color

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The FINANCIAL — Johnson & Johnson announced million in commitments and collaborations over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions for Black people and other communities of color in the United States. Society has been significantly impacted by systemic racism, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic decline throughout this year, which have all spotlighted healthcare inequities. “There is an urgent need to take on the inequities rooted in systemic racism that threaten health in communities of color across the United States,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson. “That’s why…

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Johnson & Johnson invests $100 mln to to eliminate health inequities for people of color

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Johnson & Johnson announced million in commitments and collaborations over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions for Black people and other communities of color in the United States. Society has been significantly impacted by systemic racism, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic decline throughout this year,…

Spain launches programme on fighting racism, homophobia, xenophobia, and transphobia

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The FINANCIAL — On 8 October, FRA gave a presentation drawing from its research on the fight against Homophobia and Transphobia at the launch of the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme in Spain. It spoke about FRA’s Handbook on European non-discrimination law, available in Spanish and other EU official languages, which…

A quarter of Aussies think that imitating an accent will always be racist

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The FINANCIAL -- The topic of systemic racism has returned to the forefront of public discussion for most of the Western world, even in the midst of a global pandemic. As contemporary Australia is the product of multiple waves of immigration as well as a native people, this sample included a significant proportion of Australians…