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APRIL IS National Minority Health Awareness Month

PREVENTION IS POWER – HAVING HEALTH INSURANCE IS SMART

April Is: National Minority Health and Health Disparities Awareness Month

During April, we mark National Minority Health Month by raising awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. This year's theme, Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity emphasizes the critical role of prevention in reducing health disparities. It is a call to action, a charge for all of us to unite towards a common goal of improving the health of our communities.

Everyone in America should have the chance to live a healthy life, regardless of who they are and where they live. There is NO existing reason why anyone in CT should not have affordable health coverage.  For the poor there is expanded Medicaid (HUSKY A, B, C, D).  The ACA provides subsidies for all who qualify to make health care accessible and affordable to everyone.

OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc works daily with our community partners to design education programs that will help to combat health disparities, build healthier communities and contribute towards a stronger nation.  It is within the power of each of us, regardless of our limited resources, to take proactive actions to improve our health.  Join OneWorld and the National Office of Minority Health during Minority Health Month and throughout the year in taking action to achieve health equity because equity in health should not wait! Start today. See additional resources linked below, and watch OneWorld health education and literacy programs called "21st Century Conversations."

In Hamden, New Haven and West Haven, for those with Comcast, OneWorld programs are scheduled to air on Citizens Television, Comcast Chan. 26, Sundays at 7pm.  If you have AT&T Uverse, find our programs on Channel 99 (drop-down menu).  We are listed by towns: Branford, East Haven, North Branford, North Haven and Wallingford.  We are also on Comcast  Channels 10, 15, 18 and on Charter Communications, Chan. 21.

We also invite you to visit OneWorld on Facebook, read our blogs, and watch program segments on our YouTube channel and our web pages.  See links below at:

http://www.oneworldpi.org/ OneWorld's web site

https://www.facebook.com/pages/OneWorld-Progressive-Institute-Inc/151551484879941

Learn much more about Minority Health Awareness from the links below

National Minority Health Month - The Office of Minority Health

http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/NMHM14/  

CDC - April is National Minority Health Month - Minority Health

www.cdc.gov/mino...

United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Mar 24, 2014 - In accordance with this year's Minority Health Month theme: Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity!, CDC and HHS are focused ...

Learn more about: Campaigns and Initiatives - The Office of Minority Health - OMH

Find partnership opportunities in the Greater New Haven community.

Mar 3, 2014 - Health Awareness Months. National Minority Health Month - April 2014 ... HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Initiatives.

- See more at: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlID...

www.cms.gov/.../Minority-H...

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

April is National Minority Health Month ... This year's theme, Health Equity Can't Wait. ... and partners involved and invested in reducing health disparities. In.

National Minority Health Awareness Month

http://multicultural.com/_blog/Multicultural_Articles/post/National...

National Minority Health Month | Adolescent Prevention NRC

https://preventyouthhiv.org/content/national-minority-health-month

National Minority Health Month occurs during the month of April every year - organizations and partners involved and invested in reducing health disparities.

 

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