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Policy Recommendations: Health Equity Cannot Be Achieved Without Complete and Transparent Data Collection and the Disaggregation of Data

Health Brief

This policy brief provides a series of policy recommendations to address these inequities through legislation, regulatory changes, or policy guidance at both the state and federal level.   The COVID-19 pandemic continues to overwhelm our nation. Comprehensive data by racial and ethnic subgroups must be openly and transparently reported, collected, analyzed, and shared in order…

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Support Letter for Health Coverage in COVID-19 Relief Package

Letter

In a letter to Congress co-led by Families USA and Community Catalyst, over 215 organizations representing consumers advocates, labor, equity organizations, providers, plans, patients, public health organizations, child advocates, disability rights groups, aging organizations, and more issued strong support for the American Rescue Plan, specifically the health coverage provisions. At a moment when diverse stakeholders…

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Written Testimony of Juliet K. Choi before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health – Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19 Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supply Chain

Testimony and Comments

The novel COVID-19 virus is a national crisis that demonstrates that public health has no boundaries. Yet the impact is being unevenly felt among communities of color who, due to a combination of structural, economic, social and environmental disparities and discrimination, are experiencing higher burdens associated with the pandemic. As a result, COVID-19 is disproportionately…

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Letter to CDC on COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Letter

APIAHF and Trust for America’s Health (TFAH)’s letter to the CDC with recommendations to address demographic data collection as part of the national vaccine distribution strategy. Disparities in COVID-19 impact are also present in vaccine distribution and administration efforts. While many factors may be contributing to lower vaccination rates in communities of color, it is…

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Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Improving Housing Quality and Stability for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities to Improve Health

Fact Sheet

Read how the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) identified and addressed housing instability using a culturally-informed approach. This report is part of the Community Highlights series outlining racial equity approaches and strategies that address social determinants of health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.

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Asian Services in Action, Improving Access to Primary Health Services for Asian American Immigrant and Refugee Communities

Fact Sheet

Read how Asian Services in Action supports the health of immigrant and refugee communities by addressing gaps in access to primary health services. This report is part of the Community Highlights series outlining racial equity approaches and strategies that address social determinants of health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.

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Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Improving Access to Transportation and Employment for Asian American Communities to Improve Health

Fact Sheet

Read how the Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) supports the health of immigrant communities by addressing language barriers to transportation and improving access to employment. This report is part of the Community Highlights series outlining racial equity approaches and strategies that address social determinants of health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific…