Blueprint For a Better America: Ensuring Our Immigration System Advances the Health and Well-Being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and All Immigrants


As the country continues to grow and prosper, the participation and progress of our nation’s nearly 20 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are crucial to the health and welfare of the nation as a whole. Over the past decade, more immigrants have come to the U.S. from Asia than from any other region…


How Can We Understand Health Equity Through Enhanced Data?


BACKGROUND Existing data collection and reporting efforts are inadequate to document, monitor, and identify the health needs of Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs). The Health Equity through Enhanced Data (HEED) project is funded by the Office of Minority Health National Umbrella Cooperative Agreement (NUCA). The HEED project seeks to address the…


Health Equity through Enhanced Data (ASIA Inc.)

Fact Sheet

In 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau indicated that Asian Americans (AA) are the fastest-growing racial group in the United Sates and Ohio. From 2011 to 2012, the AA population in Ohio increased 3.1 percent, compared to 2.9 percent in the U.S. While the total population in Cleveland, Ohio is steadily decreasing, AAs were the area’s…


Health Equity through Enhanced Data (Health Through Action Arizona)

Fact Sheet

In the state of Arizona there are limited publicly available data on Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian (AA and NHPI) health risks and challenges. This limitation has a negative impact on community health programs and funding priorities. Without accurate local data, public health interventions rely on anecdotes and nationally collected data for the…