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Well City Challenge is back, with a call for community-driven health projects

The 18-month challenge, which includes an incubator, accelerator and pitch day, is looking to attack the root causes of cardiovascular and mental health inequities in Philadelphia.

January 24, 2023 | By Paige Gross, Technical.ly Philly

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Opinion: The power of community voice in making Philadelphia a healthier place to live

Another Well City Challenge social impact competition launches in early 2023.

December 20, 2022 | By Christopher Gale, Billy Penn

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This new collaboration aims to improve Philly’s health inequities

Accelerate Health Equity brings together 11 organizations to combat racial and social disparities impacting local health outcomes.

March 24, 2022 | By Laura Brzyski, Philadelphia Magazine

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Philly hospitals and key insurers plan novel effort with the city to improve health equity

The hope is to find ways to reduce racial disparities in health and spread them around the city.

March 18, 2022 | By Harold Brubaker, The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Groups partner to address health equity in Philadelphia

March 18, 2022 | By Ayana Jones, The Philadelphia Tribune

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Hospitals, insurers and colleges join forces to reduce Philly's health inequities

The Accelerate Health Equity initiative aims to address racial disparities in heart disease, colorectal cancer, obesity and other areas of concern

March 17, 2022 | By Peter Key, PhillyVoice

PRESS release: Accelerate Health Equity launches with new approach to health inequality in Philadelphia

Collaboration brings together organizations from across the region to drive change

MARCH 16, 2022

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