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An american health dilemma promises to become an irreplaceable and essential look at african-american and medical history and will provide an invaluable baseline for future exploration of race and racism in the american health system. African american health programs the african american health program is committed to eliminating health disparities and improving the number and quality of years of life for african americans in montgomery county, maryland. In healthy people 2000, it was to reduce health disparities among americans in healthy people 2010, it was to eliminate, not just reduce, health disparities in healthy people 2020, that goal was expanded even further: to achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups.