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Angela Val on racial inequalities and the connectivity of our health

In a new phase of the Our Community. Our Health. campaign, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and The Philadelphia Tribune continue bringing awareness to chronic issues disproportionately facing the African American community like heart disease, diabetes, maternal health disparities, and COVID-19 complications. 

In this video, Angela Val, president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia, highlights the connectivity of our health to each other and to the city as a whole. She discusses the importance of boosting cultural competency and eliminating biases in health care and shares how businesses and employers in Philadelphia can be advocates for more equitable health. 

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