GTE Toolkit

Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention (GTE) Toolkit

Equity Lens as Foundational

Applying a health equity lens throughout the process 


Step 1
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Acknowledge that unfairness exists, whether or not intentional

Step 2
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Reject biases and stereotypes that blame people for circumstances beyond their control

Step 3
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Learn more about how current inequities have arisen, and who benefits from discriminatory policies

Step 4
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Commit to an ongoing effort to recognize overt and subtle injustices at work

Step 5
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  Apply the above steps to the specific context for the PSE intervention and setting of interest and throughout each phase of planning or analysis

Source: Based on concepts in  Ford CL, Airhihenbuwa CO. Am J Public Health, 2010