Health Information for Minorities:
- Office of Minority Health" The mission of OMH
is to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of
effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health."
- Closing the Health Gap :"The
U.S.Department of Health and Human Services and ABC Radio Networks are working together to sponsor
Closing the Health Gap,a national campaign to bring the best health information to African American
communities and help African American consumers take charge of their health. These health
tips and resources for further information can help you get started, or continue on the road
to a healthier life for you and your family. Information specialists at agencies and clearing
houses throughout the Department are ready to answer your health questions and fine the help you
- Health information for Minority Women from The
National Women's Health Center: NWHIC has created this section of our web site to help you learn about
the health risks and leading health concerns of minority women. You also will find information on nutrition and
wellness since exercising, eating better, and reducing stress can help prevent major
health problems like heart disease, cancer, and accidents.
- Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative:"The
Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative provides funds to community-based organizations, faith communities,
research institutions, minority-serving colleges and universities, health care organizations, state and local health
departments, and correctional institutions to help them address the HIV/AIDS epidemic
within the minority populations they serve."