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.
Department of Health and Human Services
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.
Decrease the disease burden of HBV infection among AANHPI and improve hepatitis B screening.
Increase the capacity to collect more reliable health data and conduct research for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) to better describe and understand the needs of the population, consistent with the Affordable Care Act's Section 4302 provision: Understanding Health Disparities: Data Collection and Analysis.
Support, disseminate, and amplify the evidence-based strategies of the Community Transformation Grants (CTG) program as they relate to the AANHPI population by implementing strategies addressing tobacco-free living, active living and healthy eating, clinical and other preventive services, social and emotional wellness, and healthy and safe physical environments among the AANHPI population.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
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 »
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.
Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.
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.
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.
Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.