sábado, 11 de noviembre de 2017

Monthly NPA e-Letter October 2017

National Partnership For Action Monthly NPA Digest Bulletin

October 2017 Issue


Office of Minority Health Featured in Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice
The latest issue of Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice (Volume 9, Issue 6 [2016]) features the Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA). The supplement focuses on strategies used at the state, federal, and tribal levels to address health disparities.
Great Lakes Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC V) Seeks New Members
The deadline to submit an application to become a member of RHEC V is November 10. RHEC V is seeking energetic and proactive members from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Stay up to date on the latest NPA and RHEC news by following the Regional Health Equity Councils I-X on Facebook and on Twitter @allRHEC!


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NPA Blog

Using Data to Better Serve Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) with Disabilities
In the most recent NPA blog post, Asian and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California Research Director Dr. Peter Wong discusses some of the issues faced by AAPIs – both around employment and within their communities – and ways to use data to better serve them.
Did you miss an NPA Blog by an RHEC member? Find them in the recent announcements.


State/Territorial Legislative Updates Webinar- Hosted by National Association of Local Boards of Health
ASTHO will share information regarding its tracking of the 2017 state legislative sessions. This webinar will review this tracking and will provide a national picture of local public health legislative issues and priorities. 
Find more events in the RHEC Events Calendar .

NPA Newsletter Highlights

View past newsletters here!


Did you miss the latest webinar? View it here:
Advancing Health Equity in Tribal Communities through Public Health Accreditation
The webinar highlights the work that has been done at the national level as well as within a tribal community to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for AI/ANs.
Project Venture – Positive Youth Development for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth
Project Venture, an evidence-based intervention, combines traditional native wisdom with positive youth development, social emotional learning, outdoor adventure, and service learning to create a unique approach that has been successful for more than 25 years. 


  • PAR-17-266: Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34)   Learn more.
Check here for more funding opportunities.

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