Obesity and Diabetes. In State Policy Action Plan to Eliminate Health Disparities
Governor's Interagency Council on Health Disparities (WA)
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The Council develops recommendations to eliminate health disparities by race, ethnicity, and gender. The Council prioritizes health conditions and social detriments of health to identify important topics for its Action Plans and update reports to the Legislature and Governor. The Council submitted its inaugural State Policy Action Plan to Eliminate Health Disparities in June 2010. The report included recommendations on education, health insurance coverage, healthcare workforce diversity, obesity, and diabetes. Marsha Quinlan participated in the creation of this plan as a member of the Obesity and Diabetes Advisory Committee.