Health Equity Task Force
The COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force was established by Executive Order 13995, Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Response and Recovery, which was issued on January 21, 2021.The Task Force is part of the government-wide effort to identify and eliminate health and social disparities that result in disproportionately higher rates of exposure, illness, hospitalization and death related to …
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COVID-19 Vaccines and Racial and Ethnic Minority
(3 days ago) Discrimination by doctors and other health care providers has also led to mistrust. It is important for racial and ethnic minority people to feel safe and receive quality health care, including the COVID-19 vaccine. The federal government has a process and rules for making sure COVID-19 vaccines are safe before they are given to anyone.
FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunities
(5 days ago) The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. OMH has released the following notice of funding opportunity for which applications are now being accepted.
(5 days ago) Health: According to Census Bureau projections, the 2020 life expectancies at birth for blacks are 77.0 years, with 79.8 years for women, and 74.0 years for men. For non-Hispanic whites the projected life expectancies are 80.6 years, with 82.7 years for women, and 78.4 years for men.
FY 2021 Funding Opportunities
(6 days ago) The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. OMH has released the following notice of funding opportunity for which applications are now being accepted.
Update on the Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic
(4 days ago) RHC Rural Health Clinic . SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration . Summary. Included in the Manager’s Agreement to H.R. 1865, which became Public Law 116-94, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, was a request for an update of the Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (page 119):
Improvement of Minority Health and Health Disparities in
(5 days ago) Health information technology core: Carried out a Behavioral and Environmental Health Equity Project and a Mobile Health (mHealth) Pilot Project, the Equity Project administered a tri-state survey (n=411) that revealed the top five health concerns: diabetes, alcohol addiction, cancer, obesity and depression.
Health Literacy Funding Opportunity Announcement
(4 days ago) Health Literacy Funding Opportunity Announcement--Promotional Resources. As part of President Biden’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness, the Administration announced an effort to invest $250 million to encourage COVID-19 safety and vaccination among underserved populations.
Men's Health Month
(3 days ago) Men's Health Month. Throughout June, Men’s Health Month aims to encourage boys and men to take charge of their overall health by implementing healthy living decisions. This year, as the country has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial that men get regular checkups and be aware of the risks for their age, ethnicity, and lifestyle.
HHS Office of Minority Health Awards State and Local
(8 days ago) HHS Office of Minority Health Awards State and Local Grants to Help Reduce Health Disparities. Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) today announced more than $3.5 million in demonstration grants to document and sustain disparity-reducing interventions in 12 communities across the United States.
COVID -19 Response
(3 days ago) On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) hosted a virtual symposium to highlight state, tribal, territorial and community-based efforts to address COVID-19 among racial and ethnic minority and American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
CHARTER COVID-19 HEALTH EQUITY TASK FORCE …
(3 days ago) Health (OMH), which is organizationally located within the Office of the Secretary in HHS. OMH is administratively supported by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, which is a staff division in the Office of the Secretary, HHS. The COVID -19 Health Equity Task Force Chair (Task Force Chair), who is designated by the HHS
Biden Administration to Invest $250 Million in Effort to
(2 days ago) The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities. For more information about the Office of Minority Health, visit: www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov.
Puerto Rico Department of Health
(8 days ago) The Puerto Rico Office of Minority Health was created to assess the health care needs of special populations and to act as a focal point of information and policy coordination for communities, consumers, health providers and policymakers on issues that have an impact on the residents of the island.
Black History Month Toolkit
(6 days ago) Black History Month Toolkit. During the month of February, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) is celebrating the achievements of African Americans and honoring the significant role and impact they have made on …
State and Territorial Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities
(2 days ago) Health Disparities (NPA) and the National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity. The National Institutes of Health defines health disparities as “differences that exist among specific population groups in the United States in the attain-ment of full health …
FY 2020 Grants
(8 days ago) The Office of Minority Health expects the awarded project to generate data and assess the impact of incentive payments on hydroxyurea prescribing behavior, and support the identification of best practices and lessons learned. The project period for the grant is September 30, 2020 to September 29, 2023. Grantee:
Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations: Understanding and
(6 days ago) Minority Health (OMH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement. Disclosures • Dr. Islam’s effort is supported by grants from the National Institute of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and NY State Department of Health
Assuring Cultural Competence in Health Care
(6 days ago) health care organization’s management information system as well as any patient records used by provider staff. 11. Use a variety of methods to collect and utilize accurate demographic, cultural, epidemiological and clinical outcome data for racial and ethnic groups in the service area, and become informed about the
Active OMH Grant Awards
(2 days ago) Southwestern Area Health Education Center, Inc. 9/29/2023: Shelton: CT: Community Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports (EITC) The Village for Families & Children, Inc. 9/29/2023: Hartford: CT: State Partnership Initiative (SPI) 2.0: Office of Health Strategy 9/22/2022: Hartford: CT
(4 days ago) Advisory Committee on Minority Health. The Advisory Committee on Minority Health advises the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health on ways to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations, and on the development of goals and program activities within the Office of Minority Health.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN
(3 days ago) Hispanic Nurses Educating Multicultural Communities on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is intended to increase health care insurance enrollment among multicultural communities, particularly Hispanics, within the new enrollment period, while providing comprehensive health education on prevention and wellness. In 2011, more than 30 percent of
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
(2 days ago) The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) is a science-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to improve the health of Hispanic communities. NAHH is the nation's foremost source of information on Hispanic health and a science-based, community-driven advocate for health …
Interdepartmental Health Equity Collaborative
(Just Now) The Interdepartmental Health Equity Collaborative (IHEC) fosters a community of stakeholders engaged in addressing health disparities and social determinants of health by building capacity for equitable policies, programs, and practices; promoting strategic partnerships; and sharing relevant models for action.
HHS Office of Minority Health
(7 days ago) The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Twitter chat in partnership with the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) on Wednesday, May 19, at 2:00 pm ET, to observe Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
(7 days ago) Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) will continue to highlight its free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals.This program is part of OMH’s Think Cultural Health E-learning courses, which are developed to help health
The Cambodian Family
(9 days ago) Health system and life experience: Improve health and health care outcomes for racial, ethnic and underserved populations; Leadership: Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health disparities at all levels; Healthy People 2020 Objectives and Sub-objectives. D-1 Reduce the annual number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in the population
COMPENDIUM OF FEDERAL DATASETS ADDRESSING HEALTH …
(3 days ago) Compendium of Federal Datasets Addressing Health Disparities 1 INTRODUCTION The Compendium of Federal Datasets Addressing Health Disparities is a compilation of information on health equity data. This compendium is a useful resource for exploring data related to socioeconomic factors and social determinants of health.
Office of Minority Health Minority Youth Violence
(Just Now) Office of Minority Health Minority Youth Violence Prevention Program Grantee Project Summaries . The Minority Youth Violence Prevention (MYVP) program is a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health and the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to support an initiative to integrate public health and violence
National Minority Health Month 2021
(3 days ago) Twitter. We all have a role in helping racial and ethnic minority and #AIAN communities get #VaccineReady this #NMHM2021. Visit the @MinorityHealth website to join their call to action. minorityhealth.hhs.gov/nmhm/. We are proud to support @MinorityHealth and other partners to encourage communities to be #VaccineReady.
Social Determinants of Equity and Social Determinants of
(7 days ago) General health status by socially-assigned "race", 2004 BRFSS 100 80 60 40 20 58.3 43.7 41.2 36.1 0 White Black Hispanic AIAN Report excellent or very good health Report fair or poor health 13.9 21.5 20.9 22.1 percent of respondents
National Minority Health Month 2017
(8 days ago) Health disparities—the differences in health and well-being—have a significant impact on our nation and among racial and ethnic populations in particular. Minorities are less likely to get the preventive care needed to stay healthy, less likely to receive quality care, and more likely to face poorer health outcomes.
MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR CULTURALLY AND …
(8 days ago) organization. Of course, many health care organizations have a rich history of meeting the cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patient populations. However, the lack of even modest information about the business benefits that have been achieved by health care organizations implementing CLAS-related projects has made it difficult for health