Minority Health Reports
[cm_tooltip_parse]The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation consolidated leading statistics and reports on Minority Health Indicator reports.[/cm_tooltip_parse]
Minority Stroke Working Group
[cm_tooltip_parse]The purpose of the Minority Stroke Working Group is to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with stroke in minority populations in the United States by facilitating non-partisan collaboration among the organizations that are established clinical and policy leaders and community advocates.[/cm_tooltip_parse]
Building Trust Between Minorities and Researchers
[cm_tooltip_parse]"Building Trust Between Minorities and Researchers" provides culturally tailored information and skills to minority communities on decision-making regarding participation in research, specifically highlighting clinical trial participation. The website includes: 1. Overview of the importance of research, what is research, and importance of diversity. 2. Information on how to be an informed decision maker. 3. Things to consider when making the decision to participate in health research. 4. The relationship between researchers and the community.[/cm_tooltip_parse]
FDA's Office of Minority Health
[cm_tooltip_parse]"The FDA Office of Minority Health (OMH) was established in 2010, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. OMH serves as the principal advisor to the Commissioner on minority health and health disparities. The Office provides leadership and direction in identifying agency actions that can help reduce health disparities, including the coordination of efforts across the Agency." It contains the following resources:[/cm_tooltip_parse]
Office of Minority Health
[cm_tooltip_parse]"The Office of Minority Health (OMH) programs address disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services, and barriers to health care among minorities."[/cm_tooltip_parse]
Stroke Statistics for Women and Racial-Ethnic Minorities
"Women, Hispanics and African-Americans in the U.S. have higher stroke risks and lower recognition of stroke warning signs compared to any other population.
Some risk factors for stroke, such as genetics or family history cannot be controlled. Other risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes can go unrecognized and untreated. Minorities and Stroke video, available in English and Spanish educates the public about risk of stroke and the need to act FAST.
Get the facts and learn how you can manage stroke risk. Watch this video infographic then share with your family and friends."[/cm_tooltip_parse]