Campaign: Department of Health and Human Services

Improve collection and disaggregation of data on the AANHPI population

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. 

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Improve coordination of obesity prevention efforts in Hawaii

Improve coordination of obesity prevention efforts of the Hawaii Department of Health targeting the Native Hawaiian population through an inter-sectoral approach by amending the Request for Proposals process to include collaboration between smaller community-based organizations and the state health department. Complete health impact assessments (HIAs) for all identified medically underserved areas (MUAs) in the State ...more »

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Implement policy to prevent chronic diseases

Implement policy and environmental change to enhance prevention and control of chronic disease and associated risk factors among program participants of the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health program by supporting implementation of evidence- and practice-based programs that improve physical activity levels and/or nutrition.

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Collaborate with AANHPI organizations

Collaborate with AANHPI organizations on outreach and education on the Affordable Care Act by providing technical assistance (TA) and conduct trainings for the AANHPI community-based organizations and health care professionals to enhance outreach and education on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Ensure HHS programs provide meaningful access to LEP individuals

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.

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5 votes

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Support regional USAPI population health surveillance efforts

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.

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Conduct an assessment on non communicable disease (NCD)

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.

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Address the Regional State of Health Emergency in the Pacific Islands

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.

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Reduce perinatal hepatitis B through intervention

Develop and evaluate hepatitis B, ensure that hospitals and birthing centers administer a birth dose of hep B vaccine, assess best practices for care coordination, demonstrate safety and efficacy of antiviral therapy and vaccination as a means of prevention.

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7 votes

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Increase capacity of community-based organizations

Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.

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5 votes

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Expand translation capacity for ACA consumer resources

Expand access to information on the Affordable Care Act in additional Asian languages beyond the current translations available in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog.

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5 votes

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Support the capacity of the Guam Office of Minority Health (GOMH)

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.

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