lunes, 22 de abril de 2013

CDC Features - CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month

CDC Features - CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month

April is Minority Health Month

CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month

Minority Health Month at CDC

Logo: OMHHEIn celebration of Minority Health Month in April, CDC's Office of Minority Health & Health Equity (OMHHE) links to several CDC activities bringing awareness to and highlighting efforts towards the advancement of health equity. Below are links to the highlighted topics.
Millenial Health Leaders Summit
Photo: Millennial Health Leaders SummitTuesday, April 4-5, 2013
The 2013 Millennial Health Leaders Summit brings together a cadre of medical, public health, and public policy graduate students, nominated by their universities for their outstanding achievements and promise as future leaders in addressing health disparities across the nation.
For more information see the Millenial Health Leaders Summit webpage.
Public Health Grand Rounds
Childhood Immunization as a Tool to Address Health Disparities
Public Health Grand Rounds logoTuesday, April 16, 2013
1:00-2:00pm EDT

This session of Grand Rounds examines how immunization has helped reduce infectious disease disparities among U.S. children, reducing the burden of infectious disease in children from racial/ethnic populations, and how immunization has, as a result, contributed to health equity.
For more information on watching the live webcast April 16th, viewing archived sessions afterwards, or to learn about free continuing education opportunities, see the CDC Public Health Grand Rounds website.

CDC Actions in support of the
HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Health DisparitiesExternal Web Site Icon

Photo: A man with his healthcare professionalExamples of targeted efforts in promotion of influenza vaccination, tobacco cessation, and community actions aimed at reducing chronic disease include:
Achievements of the Institute of Medicine (IOM)External Web Site Icon Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities

Health Disparities component of the National Prevention StrategyExternal Web Site Iconand ways in which the health sector is working with other sectors to address health disparities

Examples of CDC Programs Addressing Disparities

Minority Health Month at HHS

Donate the Gift of Life!
Promote organ donation

Logo: HHS Office of Minority HealthWalk it off!
Fight obesity
Let's MoveExternal Web Site Icon
CDC Links:

Watch your mouth!
Promote oral health
HHS Oral Health InitiativeExternal Web Site Icon
CDC Links:

National Partnership for ActionHHS National Partnership for Action (NPA)

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