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Confronting a System Where Statistics Often Outlive People

Global Health Corps

"We rarely stratify data based on the actual root causes of the people’s health outcomes, such as their poverty levels and neighborhood violence levels. But if we implemented these alternate categories, we would be held accountable towards working on systemic change, whereas our former categories validate our disproportionate focus on behavior change and short-term solutions, which is the desired route for overwhelmed, resource-constrained decision-makers."

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