Third National Leadership Summit, February 25-27, 2009
The 2009 National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in
Health will bring together health professionals and leaders from around the country to
develop a national strategy towards health equity. Read the Call for Abstracts
Deadline for Abstracts Submission is November 18, 2008. Registration
is now OPEN.
HHS Sponsored Health Disparities Journal Issue
The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice in collaboration with the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health is pleased to publish
The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Health Disparity Issue
– November/December 2008.
Full contents are free for download and search. Read the issue here
Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools announced by NIH
NIH announced that it will launch its ‘Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools’ curriculum Wednesday, Nov. 12 in D.C.
Panel pushes for Hepatitis B Advances
A 12-member panel focused on the effects of Hepatitis B will launch a research network to address the disease.
OPHS Releases Public Health Quality Statement
Dr. Joxel Garcia, assistant secretary of health, said the newly-released consensus statement will provide a national framework for quality and consistency in everyday public health practices.
OMH Awards Nearly $3 Million for HIV/AIDS Services in Minority Communities
Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced the award of nearly $3 million to 13 organizations, to support efforts to help improve the capability of community-based organizations in providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS-related services in underserved racial and ethnic minority communities.
NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities
Join NIH and many of its partners engaged on minority health to discuss the scientific and research efforts towards the elimination of health disparities at the Summit
on December 16-18, 2008, in Maryland. Register now!
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Other Spotlight Items
National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities
OMH Publishes Strategic Framework on Disparities
Health and Human Services Statistics About Minorities' Data Portal Available