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Community Engagement for Health Disparities

Inequities exist among certain populations when it comes to health status.  Ethnic and racial minority groups, such as African Americans and Latinos, have higher rates of almost all major chronic conditions and higher mortality rates.  459 more words

CHW

The Interim Federal Health Program and the Cost of Cutting Costs

Haleema Butt

Recent public uproar in response to federal government cutbacks to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) should come as no surprise. The program, which provides limited health care benefits to people not eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance (i.e. 703 more words

Public Policy

Favorite Posts: September 2014

Happy fall y’all! It’s hard to believe that September has already come and gone. I spent the first weekend of September in Kentucky celebrating my grandfather’s 90th birthday. 132 more words

Fun Friday

About the Conference

Join us on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 in New York City at the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH)’s 7th Biennial Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) Health Conference, co-hosted by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum ( 92 more words

Aanhpi

A Call to Action

It is our first full day in Haiti.  As a global health fellow with UCSF I have traveled here with global health fellows across the country to be introduced to Partners in Health (PIH) and to Haiti. 1,535 more words

Global Health