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Health Equity Resources

Welcome to Health Equity Resources!

Below you will find resources to help you promote health services and information to everyone.

Need help with resources specifically for your topic? Get in touch with the library (




The MBKU Discovery search box will lead you to print books, ebooks, and articles on health equity topics to learn more and support your future patients.

This tool searches across several of our subscription databases and journals simultaneously. 

Search term starters to begin your search in PubMed:

  • healthcare disparities[tiab] OR health disparities[tiab]
  • health equity[tiab] OR health inequity[tiab] OR healthcare
  • inequalities[tiab]
  • healthcare disparities[majr] OR health status disparities[majr] OR health equity[majr]
  • health services accessibility[majr] OR health services
  • accessibility[majr]
  • social determinants of health[majr] OR social determinants of
  • health[tiab]
  • vulnerable populations[majr] OR vulnerable populations[tiab]
  • health promotion[majr]
  • health behavior [majr]

Search Tips:

1. The tag [tiab] shows results where the searched term(s) appear in the title or abstract. The tag [majr] shows results where the searched MeSH term(s) is a major topic of the article.

2. Combine one of the starters above with a specific problem: Ex. social determinants of health[majr] AND food insecurity

The Healthy People 2030 objectives have been published and can be found on

At this time, premade PubMed queries have not yet been created for each objective. But where objectives remain the same from 2020 to 2030, you can use the resource below to get the latest articles that relate to each objective.

Expanded Vision Section

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