jueves, 5 de abril de 2018

OMH Celebrates National Minority Health Month

Celebrate National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, and FDA Office of Minority Health (OMH) is celebrating the occasion by highlighting the agency's work in reducing health disparities and expanding health equity. This year's theme for National Minority Health Month is "Partnering for Health Equity." We encourage you to take time to learn about the programs and initiatives FDA OMH is employing to collaborate and partner with various stakeholders in both the public and private sectors.

FDA OMH has put together a robust calendar of events in honor of National Minority Health Month. Below, you can find a list of the activities that we have scheduled for April. Please visit our website to learn about our current and future projects, as well as the various ways in which FDA OMH is partnering for health equity year-round. You can also find additional information about National Minority Health Month on the HHS OMH webpage.

Upcoming Events:

April 17: HHS National Minority Health Month observance event
HHS Humphrey Building, Washington, D.C., 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

April 18: Health Equity Twitter Chat with National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Use #HealthEquityChat to follow, 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

April 19: The Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) Aware for All educational event and health fair 
Armour J. Blackburn University Center at Howard University, Washington, D.C., 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Register on Eventbrite

April 26: OMH Health Equity Lecture Series: "My Journey to Discover Why Health Disparities Exist" featuring Dr. Thomas LaVeist
FDA White Oak campus, building 2 Room 2047E, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Register on Eventbrite

Visit the FDA Office of Minority Health website and follow us on Twitter at@FDAOMH
"Creating a world where health equity is a reality for all."

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