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Patients first: closing the health care gap in Canada.
Officials at six medical schools-the University of Chicago, Loyola University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, Rush Medical College and The Chicago Medical School-say that increasing those numbers is vital in order to address the striking health care gap that separates white from black and Latino communities, since African American and Hispanic health professionals are more likely to practice medicine in those underserved areas.
This legislation is the foundation of new legislation, titled Closing the Health Care Gap Act of 2003, which Frist introduced in May 2003.
After years of steady growth, the center's administrators, in tandem with an army of dedicated volunteers, now focus on filling the mental health care gap as part of the 100% Access Healthcare Initiative, an effort by a network of civic and community leaders to provide community-based health care services to the 20 percent of Lane County residents who lack insurance.
We believe it is important to find solutions to close the Latino health care gap in California," said Ana Andrade, vice president of Latino Programs for Health Net.

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