APIAHF

Attack on Women’s Reproductive Health Fails in the House

For Immediate Release June 1, 2012 Washington, D.C. – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomed the defeat of the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (HR 3541) (PRENDA),” which would have harmed Asian American women by subjecting their health decisions to scrutiny and threatening their access to medical care. “Yesterday’s failed vote was a…

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APIAHF Opposes Sex Selection Abortion Bans

Washington, D.C. – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum strongly opposes the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (HR 3541)(PRENDA),” which would harm Asian American women by subjecting their choices to scrutiny and threatening their access to medical care. Deceptively masking itself as a civil rights measure, it would subject health care providers to civil and…

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APIAHF Commemorates National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

For Immediate Release May 22, 2012 Washington, D.C. – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) commemorated National Asian and Pacific Islander (API) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day this week, officially observed on May 19th of each year to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities and the impact…

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APIAHF Commemorates National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

For Immediate Release May 22, 2012 Washington, D.C. – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) commemorated National Asian and Pacific Islander (API) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day this week, officially observed on May 19th of each year to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities and the impact…

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APIAHF and Johns Hopkins University Press Launch National Public Health Journal Issue on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

For Immediate Release April 12, 2012 Washington, DC – The Johns Hopkins University Press’ Progress in Community Health Partnerships (PCHP), in collaboration with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), released the first ever special journal issue focused on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) health featuring leading community-based…

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Health Reform

For Immediate Release March 29, 2012 Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court concluded oral arguments yesterday on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), focusing on whether the individual mandate – the requirement that nearly all persons purchase health insurance – can be separated, or “severed,” from the law if the mandate is…

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APIAHF Condemns House Republican Budget Proposal and Attacks on Health Reform

For Immediate Release March 21, 2012 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of the House Budget Committee, released an FY 2013 budget proposal that would repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), make major changes to the Medicare program and substantially cut funding to public safety-net programs like Medicaid, resulting in…

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Celebrate Health Care Reform with APIAHF

For Immediate Release March 19, 2012 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) kicked off a week-long celebration of the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA was an historic achievement and makes considerable investments in our nation’s health care infrastructure. In the two years since…

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