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August 2011 Blog Posts (22)

Office of Minority Health Releases National Plan for Action to End Health Disparities Toolkit

To support community efforts in the goal of ending health disparities and promoting health equity, the Office of Minority Health has released the new National Plan for Action (NPA) Toolkit for Community Action. Through this toolkit, community members will have the information and resources they need to help engage fellow citizens and local media as they spread the word about health disparities and educate others about the impact disparities have in the lives of individuals…


Added by MAPP on August 1, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

Recommendations for Enhancing CDC Support to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Community

The CDC recently released minutes from the April 2011 meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD). During this meeting, the State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial (STLT) Workgroup presented their recommendations for the ACD to consider how CDC should provide assistance and frame new and existing grants to maximize resources to develop the needed capacity throughout the STLT community given the current economic challenges. The Workgroup presented 18 recommendations across four…


Added by MAPP on August 1, 2011 at 9:42am — No Comments

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