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APIAHF Medicaid CHIP Enrollment Comment Letter

Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) and the undersigned national, state and local organizations commended CMS for proposing changes that aim to streamline the application, eligibility determination, enrollment, and renewal processes for Medicaid, CHIP, and the Basic Health Program. These proposed changes will create more uniform and streamlined processes that will help…

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Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Comment Letter

Letter, Testimony and Comments

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) and the undersigned national, state, and local organizations commend HHS-OCR for restoring and clarifying critical healthcare protections in Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (Section 1557). While we continue to urge congress to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for all, we are encouraged to see that the…

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Equitable Data RFI Comment Letter

Testimony and Comments

APIAHF submitted comments in response to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) Request for Information on Equitable Data Engagement and Accountability. APIAHF commented on the need for short and long-term investments in data infrastructure and dedicated resources for workforce training to facilitate data sharing between different levels of government. In response…

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IgA Kidney Disease (English)

Fact Sheet

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is due to diabetes and hypertension, but what about other types of CKD? Asians are at higher risk of developing a kind of kidney disease called IgA kidney disease, which is one of the most common rare forms. Read the Simplified Chinese version here. Read the Traditional Chinese version here.

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A Health Equity Framework for Pacific Islanders: Diabetes

Infographics

The following Health Equity Framework diagram is part of an ongoing capacity building program focused on addressing racial and health disparities for AA and NHPI communities. APIAHF’s Health Equity Framework for Public Health Interventions (HEF-PHI) introduces real-world insights and culturally grounded recommendations for public health professionals working to eliminate health and racial disparities for AA…

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A Health Equity Framework for Native Hawaiians: Mental Health

Infographics

  \ The following Health Equity Framework diagram is part of an ongoing capacity building program focused on addressing racial and health disparities for AA and NHPI communities. APIAHF’s Health Equity Framework for Public Health Interventions (HEF-PHI) introduces real-world insights and culturally grounded recommendations for public health professionals working to eliminate health and racial disparities…

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A Health Equity Framework for Asian Americans: Diabetes

The following Health Equity Framework diagram is part of an ongoing capacity building program focused on addressing racial and health disparities for AA and NHPI communities. APIAHF’s Health Equity Framework for Public Health Interventions (HEF-PHI) introduces real-world insights and culturally grounded recommendations for public health professionals working to eliminate health and racial disparities for AA…

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Community Highlights: Centering the Lived Experiences of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Living with HIV and Viral Hepatitis

Health Brief

Read how the Hawai’i Health and Harm Reduction Center (HHHRC or H3RC) developed high-impact harm reduction interventions to combat health inequalities associated with mental illness, substance use, homelessness, and sexually transmitted infections. This report is part of our “Community Highlights” series outlining community-informed strategies to promote racial/health equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander…