The Ohio Commission on Minority Health announces the availability of funds of up to $280,000 for
fiscal year 2016 to support demonstration grants with a priority focus on the prevention of Type
2 diabetes or infant mortality and the availability of funds up to $84,000 for fiscal year 2016-17 to
support lupus programming focusing on patient and public education. For more information, and to
access the RFP's please visit our Grant Opportunities Tab.
Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is until
February 15, 2015!
April 2015 National Minority Health Month - 2015 Calendar Coming Soon!
March 26, 2015 Ohio Commission on Minority Health's Minority Health Month Kick Off! - Stay tuned for more information.
March 2015 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
January 30, 2015 - Extended Due date for the 2015-2016 Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP). The goal of the MRSP program is to increase the number of applicants from a broader diverse pool of dental, medical and veterinary medicine 3rd or 4th year students. . Specific details about the program are available at the following website: http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/mrsp/index.html.
January 2015 National Blood Donor Awareness Month, National Birth Defects Prevention Month
December 30, 2014 "Racial Disparities in Renal Transplantation: A Review", Dr. Charles S. Modlin, Jr., M.D., MBA and Dr. Carlumandarlo E.B. Zaramo, Ph.D., M.Sc.
December 16, 2014 The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released its inaugural Health Value Dashboard
The HPIO Health Value Dashboard shows that Ohio’s health value rank is 47, with Ohioans living less healthy lives and spending more on health care than people in most other states. Improving health value means consumers have access to healthcare services that are affordable, employers pay less money for their employee’s health care, Ohio’s workforce is stronger, healthier and more productive, and Ohioans live longer and healthier lives.
December 1, 2014 World Aids Day
November 2014 American Diabetes Awareness Month
November 2014 Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November 20, 2014 Great American Smokeout
The Ohio Commission on Minority Health
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