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Smoke-Free Faith-Based Advocacy Campaign in California

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This case study provides an overview of the AAPI Partnerships efforts to create a dialogue and a relationship with the MPI faith leaders and faith-based organizations of California, with the goal of creating healthier surroundings for MPI community members. This document is a resource to you with examples of working with MPI faith communities in…

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Pacific Islander Cancer Survivorship Educational Forum: Pilot Project- Proceedings Report

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In 2004, APIAHF proposed to conduct the Pacific Islander Cancer Survivorship Educational Forum pilot project aimed to educate cancer survivors and health care providers about culturally relevant survivorship issues and provide information about cancer support programs and resources for Pacific Islander communities in Northern and Southern California. Activities in the two-year project included the convening…

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors Capacity Building Project: Focus Group Summary and Recommendations Report

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The focus groups gathered cancer survivors, health care providers, and community members to exchange information about existing support services and their efficacy in the provision of care, encourage dialogue about the challenges and barriers in patients’ pursuit of healthcare services, and brainstorm methods by which to address patient needs and concerns. The insightful feedback of…

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Case Study: APITEN Advocacy Campaigns in Four Regions of California

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This case study provides an overview of the APITEN’s efforts to create an effective dia- logue and relationship with the AAPI communities of California, with the goal of creating regional advocacy campaigns that truly meet the needs of the community. This document is not a set of strict guidelines, but rather a resource to you…

Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Youth Leadership Development Summit 2003

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The report provides an overview of the summit proceedings, including leadership development curriculums implemented at the summit. The Youth Network hopes that this will be used as a guidance tool for youth leadership education and training, particularly for those interested in understanding and developing leadership on HIV/AIDS issues among young people of color.

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Cardiovascular Risk in the Cambodian Community

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Results from this study indicate that Cambodians in the United States are at high risk for developing CVD. Stress from acculturation and financial problems, as well as mental health problems are primary issues that plague this refugee population. Nevertheless, the need for healthy eating habits, regular checkups with a health care professional, physical activity, smoking…

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Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community

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Results from this study indicate that Filipinos in the United States are concerned about their overall health. There is highly consistent and convergent evidence that this population is at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Filipinos, particularly new immigrants, are susceptible to stress from work and family issues. Some of their coping strategies include unhealthy…

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Cardiovascular Risk in the Vietnamese Community

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Results from this study indicate that while Vietnamese in the United States are concerned about their overall cardiovascular health, they have little to no knowledge about heart disease or its risk factors. Many are new immigrants and do not seek proper health care services because of language barriers, confusion over the American health care system,…