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NPA Resources

Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets and Other Data-Related Resources

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The NPA’s Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets and Other Data-Related Resources (Compendium) is a free resource of publicly available data relevant to research and programs aiming to reduce health disparities. The Compendium compiles in one place descriptions of and links to 132 public datasets and resources that include information about health conditions and other factors that impact the health of minority populations.

The Compendium includes data and data-related resources from various federal agencies within HHS.

FIHET Data Compendium [PDF | 2MB]

The HHS Action Plan for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

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The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (HHS Action Plan) complements the National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity. Through the HHS Action Plan, the Department commits to an ongoing assessment of the effect of policies and programs related to reducing racial and ethnic health disparities. Most important, it holds the Department accountable for increasing health insurance coverage, improving quality, building data capacity, preventing disease, and strengthening cultural competency to create a nation free of disparities in health and health care.

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Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice Features OMH

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The latest issue of the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice (Volume 9, Issue 6 [2016]) features OMH and the NPA .The supplement focuses on strategies used at the state, federal, and tribal levels to address health disparities and features authors who work closely with the NPA. Topics covered include health equity, funding, health equity mapping, capacity building, and cross-sector collaborations, among many others.

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The NPA Toolkit for Community Action

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To support community efforts in the goal of ending health disparities and promoting health equity, OMH has released the new NPA Toolkit for Community Action. Through this toolkit, community members will have the information and resources they need to help engage fellow citizens and local media as they spread the word about health disparities and educate others about the impact disparities have in the lives of individuals and the greater impact on society. 

The NPA Toolkit for Community Action [PDF | 6MB]

 

The National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity

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The National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity (NSS) provides a common set of goals and objectives for public and private sector initiatives to eliminate health disparities. It is a product of the National Partnership for Action (NPA) that incorporates input from thousands of individuals and organizations across the country. Twenty strategies tied to the five NPA goals are outlined in the NSS. These strategies provide opportunities for public and private sector organizations to identify which goals are most important for their communities and to adopt the most effective strategies and action steps to help reach them.

View it here: The National Stakeholder Strategy [PDF |11MB]
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Press Release & Fact Sheets

Press Release: HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities 
Fact Sheet: The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 
Fact Sheet: National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity

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