Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.
Department of Health and Human Services
Decrease the disease burden of HBV infection among AANHPI and improve hepatitis B screening.
Ensure HHS programs and services are in compliance with statutory and regulatory obligation to provide meaningful access to programs to individuals with limited English proficiency and are consistent with the HHS Language Access Plan.
Reduce the morbidity and mortality of hepatitis B and improve testing, care, and treatment to prevent liver disease and cancer.
Identify non communicable disease (NCD) data collection, analysis and reporting in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) by conducting an assessment of existing NCD data collected.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
Support the capacity of the Guam Office of Minority Health (GOMH) to develop training materials and curricula on the enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS Standards) to enable GOMH to conduct related cultural competency training sessions for the government of Guam employees in 2014.
Improve the collection, reporting, and disaggregation of data on the AANHPI population to reflect the HHS standards for data collection, analysis, and reporting of racial and ethnic data.
Begin to address the Regional State of Health Emergency in the US-affiliated Pacific Islands due to an epidemic in non-communicable diseases in women and their families.
Support regional USAPI population health surveillance efforts that define the burden of diabetes and tuberculosis (TB) by linking with ongoing efforts to reduce the burden of diabetes and TB comorbidity within the USAPI.
Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.
Increase awareness of and access to HHS and other federal agencies' funding opportunities to the USAPI by identifying and develop a compilation of Federal grant programs available to the six USAPI jurisdictions, including information on funding history and points of contact.