Friday, November 1, 2013

OHD announces new community partners to reduce health disparities

OHD has completed the selection process and is please to announce new community partners to address health disparities in Utah.  These partners will work with OHD from January 2014 to August 2015 to address birth outcomes among Pacific Islanders and access to health care among ethnic/racial minorities.  Join us in welcoming our new partners:


The Queen Center
Birth outcomes among Pacific Islanders in Utah
Amount: $9,000.00


Centro Hispano
Access to health care among Hispanics/Latinos in Utah County
Amount $5,400.00


Maliheh Free Clinic
Access to health care among uninsured, diverse communities in Salt Lake County
Amount $5,400.00


Hui Hawai’i O Utah Hawaiian Civic Club
Access to health care among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Salt Lake County
Amount $5,400.00


The People’s Health Clinic
Access to health care among Hispanics/Latinos in Summit and Wasatch counties
Amount $5,400.00


Somali Community Self Management Agency
Access to health care among Irianian, Iraqi, Myanmar and Somali refugees in Salt Lake County
Amount $5,400.00


We are excited about these new partnerships as we work toward eliminating health disparities in Utah.


For more information, contact OHD at disparities@utah.gov or 801.273.4140.


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