Tag Archives: disparities

National Minority Health Month – Closing the Gap Through Research

A quick look at NIDILRR-funded research addressing health disparities among people with disabilities from minority communities. Continue reading

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What is Reproductive Health?

According to the National Institute on of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), reproductive health refers to the condition of a person’s “reproductive health during all life stages.” Reproductive systems are made up of organs … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Hispanic Heritage Month occurs every year between September 15th and October 15th. President Johnson made the proclamation for a weekly celebration in 1968 and Congress expanded the observance to a month-long celebration in 1989. September 15 was chosen to start … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month 2013

The Office of Minority Health designates every April as National Minority Health Month. It is a call to action and unity for state and local offices of minority health, health departments, and all of the organizations and partners involved to … Continue reading

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Health Disparities among People with Disabilities

This is the third article in a series dealing with health disparities. There are various basic primary and preventive care measures (such as nutritional counseling, preventive dental care, pelvic exams, x-rays, physical examinations, colonoscopies, etc.) that people with disabilities often … Continue reading

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Participate: Comment on Health IT Disparities

The Office of Minority Health Center alerted us to this opportunity: Comments Sought on Draft Plan to Reduce Health IT Disparities A draft Federal Health IT Disparities Strategic Plan was posted for public comment on Aug. 24 on the HealthIT.gov … Continue reading

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Webcast: Racial Disparities in Outcomes after SCI: Twenty Years of Research

We at NARIC are very excited to tell you about an upcoming webinar that we think you should attend. Dr. Jim Krause of the Medical University of South Carolina is presenting this talk. He is the director of the Spinal … Continue reading

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