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External linkpdf file Cardiovascular Risk in the Vietnamese Community
This report presents focus group findings from interviews conducted in the Vietnamese community of Houston, Texas. The NHLBI worked in partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and the Research and Development Institute to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and health behaviors of the Vietnamese. Other information presented in this report include strategies for developing culturally appropriate heart disease prevention programs as well as community health assessment tools. 66 pages.
External linkpdf file Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community
This report presents focus group findings from interviews conducted in the Filipino communities of Daly City and San Francisco, California. The NHLBI worked in partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and health behaviors of Filipinos. Other information presented in this report include strategies for developing culturally appropriate heart disease prevention programs as well as language-appropriate community health assessment tools. 86 pages.
External linkpdf file Filipinos Take It to Heart: A How-To Guide for Bringing Heart Health to Your Community
This guide provides tips and checklists on how to organize, market, implement, and evaluate a community-based program in any setting. Included in the guide are handouts, 30-minute slide presentation, and discussion questions on heart disease, its risk factors, and how to prevent the disease. Filipinos Take It to Heart can be your resource to help spread the word about how to improve heart health in the Filipino community. # 56-11N. 71 pages
External linkpdf file Addressing Cardiovascular Health in Asian American and Pacific Islanders: Background Report
This background paper provides an overview of cardiovascular disease and its associated risk factors among Asian American and Pacific Islanders. This background report was developed to examine the needs and opportunities for cardiovascular health promotion for AAPIs. It provides an overview of the status of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among AAPIs and shares knowledge gained from successful community-based projects across the country. 54 pages. NIH Publication No.: 00-3647.
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