SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Minority Health Month Expo! March 24, 2016 at the Vern Riffe Center from 9am until 2pm. Click HERE for more information.
The Expo and all Minority Health Month events held in April, are FREE and open the public!
Help us thank our 2016 MHM Expo Sponsors!
Gold Sponsor: Medical Mutual
Pewter Sponsors: ProMedica
LEAP, Lupus Education and Awareness for
Patients, Professionals and Providers. Through this initiative, funded through the National Health Education Lupus Program of the Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, the purpose of the DHPE Lupus Health Education Program entitled LEAP is to reduce lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations disproportionately affected by this disease by conducting a national lupus education initiative.
Congratulations to the UMADAOP of Dayton, Ohio for receiving a mini-grant through the LEAP program!!
Click HERE for more information about the LEAP project and its grantees.
Medical Expert Panel: Achieving Equity and Eliminating Infant Mortality Disparities within Racial and Ethnic Populations: From Data to Action
Release Date: September 18, 2015 - Medical Expert Panel White Paper Series
Volume 1 – Infant Mortality
The Commission announces the release of its first whitepaper, in a series of papers, that summarize the findings of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s Medical Expert Panel (OCMHMEP). The OCMHMEP’s sole purpose is to offer insight and recommendations to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.
April 2016 National Minority Health Month
March 24, 2016 SAVE THE DATE for 2016 Minority Health Month Expo! Click HERE for the flyer.
February 1 - 7 African Heritage and Health Week. Click HERE for more information.
February 2016 American Heart Month. Click HERE for more information.
January 2016 Cervical Health Awareness Month. Click HERE for more information.
National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Click HERE for more information.
Reduce Infant Mortality – 2014 document
Reduce Tobacco Use
Improve Population Health Planning
The Ohio Commission on Minority Health
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