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.
Department of Health and Human Services
Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.
Increase capacity of community-based organizations that advocate for programs for early detection and prevention of hepatitis B viral infection in medically underserved AANHPI communities.
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.
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.
Reduce the morbidity and mortality of hepatitis B and improve testing, care, and treatment to prevent liver disease and cancer.
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.
Promote outreach and efforts to increase AANHPI workforce and leadership in public health.
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.
Improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care delivery systems in order to address mental health and substance abuse disparities among AANHPIs.
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.
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.