Project Health Equality

BLACK AND HISPANIC WOMEN ARE NOT RECEIVING THE CARE THEY DESERVE. LET’S CHANGE THAT.

BLACK AND HISPANIC WOMEN ARE NOT RECEIVING THE CARE THEY DESERVE. LET’S CHANGE THAT.

Accelerating Progress Together

No one can do it alone. So, we’ve partnered with other forward-thinking organizations to drive change that will impact women’s lives and society for generations to come.

Our dedicated partners

Your support helps their mission to improve the health and wellness of Black women and girls.

Your membership helps to provide health services to millions of Hispanics every year.

You can help RAD-AID bring radiology to all parts of the world.

Inequality

harms women

Black women in the U.S. not only are two times more likely to die from cervical cancer than white women, but they are more likely to die from their cervical disease than any other racial or ethnic group.3

Hispanic women are 40% more likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 20% more likely to die from cervical cancer, as compared to non-Hispanic white women.1

The breast cancer death rate is

40% higher

in Black women.2

 

Inequality

harms women

We need to

KNOW MORE

so we can do more.

We need to

KNOW MORE

so we can do more.

New research shows that despite having a similar breast cancer incidence rate, Black women are almost 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than non-Hispanic white women. We want to change that.4

Black women experience fibroids up to three times more frequently than other racial groups.5

Black women have the highest prevalence (18.5%) of uterine fibroids, compared to white women (10.3%).6

The incident rate of cervical cancer among Hispanic women is 22% higher than it is for white women and 14% higher for Black women.7

How we’re driving

CHANGE

$20M invested

in Project Health Equality to date

Uterine fibroids disproportionately impacts Black women, who often have a larger number of fibroids that occur at a younger age.8

11 care sites

supported across the United States

How we’re driving

CHANGE

Project Health Equality gains its strength through partnerships, progress through collaboration

Solving these complex issues will take more than new resources, it will take diversity of thought, insights and imagination. That’s why we’ve joined with proven-effective nonprofit organizations that have the values, vision and expertise to make a meaningful difference for Black and Hispanic women.