The Impact of Racial Inequity on Public Health

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) works every day to improve the health of the people of South Carolina. The ongoing brutality against black and minority communities reflects the systemic racism in American culture, society and...

Press Release: How Will COVID-19 Policy Changes Impact Carolinians?

North and South Carolina Institutes of Medicine Release Joint Brief on COVID-19 COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 9, 2020) – The rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic has brought much of the world to a halt as increasing infection rates have led to stronger federal, state and...

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease

IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision of Syringe Services Programs. This brief examines the related opioid, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C virus...