Health Equity

Vulnerable Populations in Health Care and Health Research

Vulnerable Populations in Health Care and Health Research Image

This training outlines how health professionals can work with communities to understand and address the factors leading to vulnerability in specific situations, including situations that arise in the course of public health research and practice.

In four video segments, it explores common definitions of vulnerability and provides a conceptual model for considering issues of vulnerability in a public health or health care context. It also guides participants through practical considerations for working with a variety of populations traditionally defined as vulnerable, including stories, examples, and discussions of specific projects. Finally, the training provides guidance for securing funding and finding grants to sponsor work aimed at addressing vulnerabilities.

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Vulnerable Populations in Health Care and Health Research

Vulnerable Populations in Health Care and Health Research Image

This training outlines how health professionals can work with communities to understand and address the factors leading to vulnerability in specific situations, including situations that arise in the course of public health research and practice.

In four video segments, it explores common definitions of vulnerability and provides a conceptual model for considering issues of vulnerability in a public health or health care context. It also guides participants through practical considerations for working with a variety of populations traditionally defined as vulnerable, including stories, examples, and discussions of specific projects. Finally, the training provides guidance for securing funding and finding grants to sponsor work aimed at addressing vulnerabilities.