Health Disparities

Thomas O'Neil-White

Generational inequalities on Buffalo’s Eastside have led to increasingly poor health outcomes for its largely African American residents. To that end, the University at Buffalo and community leaders announced, Thursday, the launch of the UB Community Health Research Institute to tackle health disparities on the East Side.

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A conference on health disparities among the Western New York’s African American residents is taking place this weekend. The focus is on what direct action can be taken to combat those disparities.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Some of the largest disparities in health in Erie County are happening in the City of Buffalo. A public conference this weekend aims to start trying to fix them.