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.
Department of Health and Human Services
As part of a national program on prevention education, train AANHPIs to become ambassadors in their communities using the "train the trainer" model for prevention education.
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.
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.
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.
Expand access to information on the Affordable Care Act in additional Asian languages beyond the current translations available in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog.
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.
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.
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 »
Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.
Reduce the morbidity and mortality of hepatitis B and improve testing, care, and treatment to prevent liver disease and cancer.