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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the Office of Minority Health, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are the groups that are least likely to seek help. For those who know someone in need of assistance, don’t forget to ask, be there, keep them safe, help them connect, and follow up.

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Prostate Cancer Infographic

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Did you know that men who racially identified as NH/PI had significantly higher rates of prostate cancer incidence? This October, for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we urge you to learn the signs, symptoms, and risk factors to help prevent prostate cancer.

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National Breastfeeding Month

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

August is National Breastfeeding Month! Nationwide, there are only a few cultural breastfeeding coalitions currently serving AA NH/PI communities. Go to usbreastfeeding.org, breastfeedla.org, and breastfeedinghawaii.org for more information on how to support our communities.

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Nationwide Survey of AANHPI on COVID-19

Fact Sheet, Report, Summary

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) with the COVID Collaborative and Hart Research, released the results of a nationwide COVID-19 survey that focused specifically on the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. Over 1,500 people participated in the study, which presents disaggregated data for ethnic groups, evaluates vaccination…

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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…

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Racial Equity Approaches to the Social Determinants of Health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

Fact Sheet

This report outlines racial equity approaches and strategies that address social determinants of health for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities and introduces the Community Highlights series. The Community Highlights series presents three AANHPI-serving community based organizations that address their populations’ needs with racial equity strategies. Each Highlight describes an organization and…

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Clinical Trial Diversity Factsheet

Fact Sheet

The demographic diversity of the U.S. is constantly rising, however, minorities including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) are lacking. We are unable to achieve health equity without the knowledge that comes with having minorities involved in the clinical trial process. Diversity in these trials will enable the scientific community to provide more accurate information…