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Minority Health

The African American Council on Liver Awareness
The African American Council on Liver Awareness (AACLA), is a consortium of medical professionals, health and welfare providers, community and faith-based organizations, promoting viral hepatitis prevention, treatment and research in an effort to educate and optimize the health of the African American community.
http://www.aacla-national.org/

The Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
This center was established to be a leader in efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care locally, regionally and nationally.
www.mghdisparitiessolutions.org

Diversity Rx
A project of the National Conference of State Legislatures, this site is a "clearinghouse of information on the language and cultural needs of minorities, immigrants, refugees, and other diverse populations seeking health care."
www.DiversityRx.org

Health Information for Minority Women
Health risks and leading health concerns for minority women, from the Office on Women’s Health.

Improving Cardiovascular Health in African-Americans
Booklets on improving heart health, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/other/
chdblack/index.htm

Indian Health Service
IHS publishes reports on Native American health and links to a substantial number of Native American sites on health and other topics.
www.ihs.gov

Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources
A program to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease risk factors and promote healthy lifestyle changes among Latinos.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/latino/latin_pg.htm

MEDLINEplus: African-American Health
Fact sheets and news releases on African-American Health Issues. 
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/africanamericanhealth.html


MEDLINEplus: Asian American Health
Fact sheets and news releases on Asian-American health issues.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asianamericanhealth.html

MEDLINEplus: Hispanic American Health
Fact sheets and news releases on Hispanic-American health issues.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hispanicamericanhealth.html

Minority Health Project
A guide to minority health-related activities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other locations.
www.minority.unc.edu

Minority Health: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Fact sheets and press releases on ethnic and racial inequalities in health care.
www.ahrq.gov/research/minorix.htm

Health Topic: Minority Health
http://www.cdc.gov/doc.do/id/0900f3ec80237950

Office of Minority Health
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the OMH seeks to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.
www.omhrc.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=3166

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program at Pacific Medical
National leaders in training health care interpreters and in training health care professionals in issues of cultural competency.
www.xculture.org

Minority Health listserv
The effects of racism and race on health. Message: subscribe minhlth subscribe to: minhlth-request@family.hampshire.edu

Boneporosis
The Latina Health Project's non-profit informational site on osteoporosis.  Information on risk, symptoms, and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone conditions.
http://www.boneporosis.com

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