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Did You Know that Race Can Predict How Long You Live?

We are building a culture of health in Cincinnati to empower our people where they live, work and play. The Health Gap addresses the very real issue of health disparities in Cincinnati. From government and health organization partnerships to grassroots programs and initiatives, we are improving lives every day.

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A Grassroots Movement

In 2004 former Cincinnati Mayor Dwight Tillery founded the Health Gap. His mission to eliminate racial and health disparities through education, advocacy and outreach. The vision for the Health Gap was to make Cincinnati a healthier region — not just for some or most of the population but for all.


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Type 2 Diabetes: Barriers to Self-Management

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by healthgap

By: Moriah Israel I will never forget...

By: Moriah Israel I will never forget the day I learned my mother had Type 2 Diabetes. I came into...

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What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health For All Review

Posted Monday, November 5, 2018 by healthgap

By Jude Luke, Center for Closing the...

By Jude Luke, Center for Closing the Health Gap To improve the lives of those in our communities, change must...

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Harris Speaks at EF Hutton Talks Social Capital Conference

Posted Monday, October 22, 2018 by Andria Carter

The Center for Closing the Health Gap...

The Center for Closing the Health Gap uses a ground up approach in its work to eliminate racial and ethnic...

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