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 HHS rule targets more than transgender protections

By Dan Diamond and Adam Cancryn | It guts provisions to ensure patients’ language access, such as requiring health organizations to post certain messages in multiple languages. Advocates like the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum warned that one-third of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have limited English proficiency.

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APIAHF Joins COVID Collaborative with Health and Racial Justice Organizations

COVID Collaborative a National Platform to Combat Pandemic   November 24, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) announced its participation in the COVID Collaborative, a national platform to combat the crises of COVID-19. In partnership with the National Governors Association, the COVID Collaborative brings together the nation’s leading experts in…

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Statement on Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine


The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH), and the undersigned organizations who together represent the national collaborative of Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) organizations who are the primary contractors with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to…

Comment Letter on Good Guidance Practices Proposed Rule

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) submits this comment letter in response to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notice of proposed rule regarding “Good Guidance Practices” (“proposed rule”). We raise concerns about several issues impacting consumers, and particularly those who are racial and ethnic minorities, limited English proficient, have…