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April is National Minority Health Month

We mark National Minority Health Month during the month of April to raise awareness about the health disparities that affect all racial and ethnic minorities, including those with disabilities. 150 more words

Monica Vela, MD, wins national award for work in health care disparities

Monica Vela, MD, associate dean for multicultural affairs at the University Of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, will receive the 2014 Herbert W. Nickens Minority Health and Representation in Medicine Award from the… 543 more words

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African American Health Program Community Day 2014 -- Free Event in Maryland

Register for this FREE Health Fair:  http://bit.ly/1qPhdIS 


Please join the African American Health Program on Saturday, April 19 for AAHP Community Day 2014! In honor of National Minority Health Month, this event will inform, educate, and empower African Americans and people of African descent to address health issues impacting their lives, their families, and their communities through the following activities: 271 more words

HIGHLIGHTED STORIES: US Department of Health & Human Services Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The US Department of Health and Human Services joins in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In the upcoming weeks, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), in partnership with the Office of Minority Health, will jointly host activities to both promote health equity and honor courageous individuals and momentous events that continue to define the civil rights movement today. 61 more words

SAAPHI WEBINAR: Innovative Strategies for investigating & reducing stress-health related disparities in African American women" April 30, 2014 1-2:30PM (PST)

Be sure to register for the upcoming SAAPHI webinar entitled “Innovative strategies for investigating and reducing stress- related health disparities in African American women.” Our featured guest speaker will be Cheryl L. 15 more words

Reducing health disparities

by Jamie Shuster

April is Minority Health Month, which provides us with an opportunity to share some of the great work we’re doing here at DHEC Public Health to reduce health disparities that affect minority populations in South Carolina. 274 more words

Community Health