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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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Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Demand An Accurate 2020 Census: Allow Sufficient Time for Data Processing and Quality Assurance

Congress must act immediately to provide an extension of the statutory reporting deadlines for apportionment and redistricting data. This extension is necessary to ensure the Census Bureau has enough time to properly process the massive amount of Census data collected and provide accurate counts to the President and the states. In the absence of this…

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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…