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.
Department of Health and Human Services
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Decrease the disease burden of HBV infection among AANHPI and improve hepatitis B screening.
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.
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.
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.
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.