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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

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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

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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…

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COFA Medicaid Factsheet

Fact Sheet

Health care restored for COFA citizens in December 2020 Omnibus COVID Relief Bill. The restoration of Medicaid eligibility to COFA citizens became effective on December 28, 2020. As of that date, COFA citizens lawfully residing under the Compacts in the 50 states and District of Columbia, and at the option of the Governor of Puerto…

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Final Health Care Rights Law Rolls Back Language Access Protections

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 On June 12, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a Final Rule adopting a number of changes to the Health Care Rights Law (Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act). The 2020 Final Rule radically reinterprets civil rights protections under the Health Care…

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What Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Community Organizations Need in the Face of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Fact Sheet

 In April, 2020, three weeks after the novel COVID-19 pandemic was declared, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum surveyed 45 community partners to assess their needs in responding to the national crisis. The respondents are located across 23 different states that cover all regions of the U.S. Ten of the organizations focus on Southeast Asian populations,…

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Snapshot: Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health

Fact Sheet

Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians (NHs), and Pacific Islanders (PIs) are the fastest growing racial/ethnic groups in the United States. These communities represent incredible diversity, spanning nearly one hundred different ethnic groups and speaking over 250 languages and dialects. As a result, their health needs and challenges are just as varied and diverse.