Expand access to information on the Affordable Care Act in additional Asian languages beyond the current translations available in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog.
Department of Health and Human Services
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.
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.
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.
Increase the capacity of community-based organizations to provide culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services for AANHPIs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.