Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that good health and wellbeing is essential in order to create sustainable, equal and thriving societies. This year, the Black History Month Theme of Black Health and Wellness elevates the importance of SDG 3 by highlighting the disparities within the healthcare system. According to data from the CDC, COVID hospitalization rates among black people were 4.7 times the rate of white people.
However, Black Health & Wellness is also meant to celebrate the legacy of Black scholars, medical practitioners and innovators such as doulas, midwives and herbalists. Learn more here.