sábado, 23 de julio de 2016

Health Equity Matters ~ OMHHE's Quarterly E-Newsletter

Health Equity Matters ~ OMHHE's Quarterly E-Newsletter
Health Equity Matters Newsletter, sharing news, perspectives and progress from CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE)


OMHHE's e-newsletter to promote awareness of minority health and health equity issues, support the achievement of our goals to eliminate health disparities, and foster ongoing communication and collaboration.


News You Can Use!

  • Health Disparities Subcommittee Meets to Discuss Progress on  Recommendations
  • A World Where All People Have the Opportunity to Attain the Best Health Possible
  • 2016 Public Health Ethics Forum: Hispanic Health Counts
  • Celebrating 30th Anniversary of HHS Office of Minority Health
  • 2016 Summer Internships for a Diverse Public Health Workforce
  • Lessons, Networking, and Public Health Practice for Millennial Leaders
  • New Publication on the Importance of a Diverse Public Health and Healthcare Workforce
  • Oxford Bibliography in Public Health 
  • Spotlight Initiative: 100 Million Healthier Lives
  • OMHHE Staff Changes
  • Alumni Recognition Award    


  • Response to the Zika Virus Outbreak in Puerto Rico                                                                                                                        
  • Meet the Federal Office of Minority Health: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)    


Science Speaks

  • Increasing Diversity in the Health Professions: Reflections on Student Pipeline Programs. Journal of Healthcare, Science, and the Humanities



  • Launch of the Plan of Action for the Decade for Persons of African Descent in the Americas (2016-2025)
  • American Indian Accessing Health Professions
  • National American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Conference
  • 2016 Federal Bullying Prevention Summit, Keeping Kids Safe: Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion among Students to Prevent Bullying
  • Rural Health Fellows Program Application
  • ASTHO's 2016 Annual Meeting and Policy Summit
  • East Coast Migrant Stream Forum

Statistics Highlight

  • Hypertension Among Adults in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012

Health Observances

National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month                                                                                                                        
World Hepatitis Day  July 28, 2016
National Health Center Week  August 7–13, 2016
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month                                                    


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