#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/19: Health Equity for Latinos Living With Disabilities


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Health equity is important for everyone. But for Latinos with disabilities, there may not be sufficient information and services that promote wellness that reach this population.

About 8.8% of U.S. Hispanics are living with a disability, according to The Pew Research Center.

How can we work together so that Latinos living with disabilities are getting health information and services to prevent health inequalities?

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, to tweet tips to help Latinos living with disabilities get wellness information they need to be healthy.

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Health Equity for Latinos Living With Disabilities”
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET  Tuesday, Dec., 19 2017
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludAmerica
  • CO-HOSTS: The National Center on Health, Physical Activity & Disability (@NCHPAD) and more!

We’ll open the floor to your experiences and stories as we explore:

  • How can we help Latinos living with disabilities live healthy lives?
  • What are some barriers to information and services for Latinos living with disabilities?
  • How do Latinos living with disabilities benefit from wellness services and information?
  • How can health equity be achieved for Latinos and all people living with disabilities?

Use #SaludTues to follow the conversation and share strategies, stories, and resources that can help Latinos live healthier.

Click here to learn about our #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.


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