By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Dozens of long-distance fun runs and walks take place throughout the year in the Pacific Northwest, each focused on a different cause or theme, as well as set in different geographical locations. Ethnic diversity in participation has been limited until now, and Seattle-based International Community Health Services (ICHS) is […]
On Dec. 31, 2015, International Community Health Services (ICHS) received a grant of $115,000 from the Ann Wu Liao Foundation to support a new program to develop greater awareness of hepatitis B, a virus that afflicts an unusually high percentage of Asians and Pacific Islanders, potentially leading to liver disease and death. (end)
International Community Health Services (ICHS) received two major honors recently. For a second year in a row, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named ICHS a “National Quality Leader.” This year, ICHS is the only community health center in Washington state to receive the honor. ICHS was also recognized as a “success […]
Gov. Jay Inslee has named International Community Health Services (ICHS) winner of the 2015 Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Health Care. The annual award, which was established by the state legislature in 1994, identifies and honors health care providers and facilities in Washington state who exhibit exceptional quality and value in the delivery […]
Eastside patients who are traditionally underserved when it comes to health care, including low income, non-English speaking, and uninsured and underinsured immigrants and refugees, will receive help thanks to a grant awarded recently to International Community Health Services (ICHS). The ICHS Bellevue Community Advocacy Program Expansion (B-CAPE) program will benefit from a $208,638 grant from […]
Sunshine Monastrial was recently promoted to Planning, Development, & Evaluation Supervisor at the International Community Health Services (ICHS), a non-profit community health center that provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health services to improve the health of Asian Pacific Islanders and the broader community. In this role, she drives the development of ICHS’ community needs assessments; strategic, […]
Tosh Okamoto, a co-founder of Nikkei Concerns, and Seattle World School, a public school that helps immigrant children fully participate in American society, have been recognized with the Bamboo Award for Health, which honors one individual and one organization whose works have improved the lives of the International Community Health Service’s (ICHS) target populations of […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the ICHS Foundation are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Bamboo Award for Health, to recognize the outstanding work of people and organizations in supporting ICHS and its mission. The nominations will be accepted until March 6. The award will be presented at the ICHS Bloom Gala on […]
In response to a call for help from the White House to reach more members of the Asian and Pacific Islander community, International Community Health Services (ICHS) will hold a special enrollment event on Thursday, Jan. 29, for people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) provides health care services throughout the Seattle region.