Henry Schein Furthers Its Commitment to Accelerating Vaccine Equity by Partnering With the Black Coalition Against COVID-19
Partnership Reinforces Henry Schein’s Efforts in Addressing the Need to Include Primary-Care Physicians in the Vaccine Dissemination Process
Launched in 2020 by the BCAC, Making It Plain is a national-level series of educational, open-forum virtual town hall conversations led by senior government officials and leading minority health professionals on the epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and vaccination efforts for COVID-19. Henry Schein has supported two of the BCAC’s Making It Plain events:
December 17, 2020Making It Plain: Minority Health Professionals and COVID-19 Vaccine Dissemination March 23, 2021Making It Plain: A COVID-19 Town Hallfor Minority Health Professionals
The latest town hall, “Making It Plain: A
“Henry Schein is pleased to partner with the BCAC to further our efforts in strengthening equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine,” said
For the past several months, Henry Schein and the BCAC have partnered closely to determine recommendations and strategies to accelerate equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Henry Schein supports a broad array of providers in a variety of settings, many of whom are frontline office-based and community health providers. Being close to this critical part of the health care infrastructure has given the Company insights into the public health needs of underserved populations. Because of this experience, Henry Schein is uniquely positioned to collaborate with the BCAC in the effort to strengthen equitable vaccination in the country.
In addition to its participation with BCAC,
“Our partnership with Henry Schein and the opportunities it presents to engage with office-based physicians and dentists to address urgent COVID-19 pandemic concerns is critical," said
Leading experts such as the
“Henry Schein stands ready to support the efforts of this
About the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 (BCAC)
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