Summit with Us, You Public Health Leaders
Reserve your exhibit space at the 2009 National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health:
or call Jeffrey Wainhause at 917-843-3128. Register
to attend the Summit, February 25-27, 2009.
Pacific CBO receives Funds
The GUAHAN Project in Guam, received a donation of $5,000 from the Gannett Foundation in support of programming for at-risk youth.
Measurement of Kidney Function Improves
To determine the kidney function of a child with chronic kidney disease, scientists have modified the formula that measures the rate fluids flow through capillaries of the kidneys.
Get your Family Portrait Online
My Family Health Portrait is a tool from the Surgeon General that allows users to create a family tree that includes each person’s health history, so necessary steps can be taken to combat the likelihood of disease.
Learn about OMH Strategies to Address Hepatitis B in Minority Communities
Health education, screenings, better access to care and treatment, and more research are the key strategies to reduce chronic hepatitis B in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander communities. Read the report
The Number to Call: 1-800-444-6472
For health-related concerns, help is just a phone call away. OMHRC is your guide to better health. So what are you waiting for? All you have to do is call: 1-800-444-6472
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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