The International Community Health Services (ICHS) offers free help to Washington residents to enroll or answer questions about health coverage options through Washington “Healthplanfinder.”
The International Community Health Services in the International District and Holly Park have certified in-person health navigators to help native speakers of APA languages with enrolling in the state health care exchanges.
By Suzanne Gamboa The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — On paper, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders appear to be a high-achieving bunch with few of the challenges faced by other racial and ethnic minorities in U.S. schools.
According to a new report released last month by the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), in partnership with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the AAPI community is an untapped asset that is critical to both achieving the national college completion goal and ensuring the […]
Assembly Bill (AB) 1088 requires two key state agencies to include the full spectrum of Asian American (AA) ethnicities, as well as Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander (NHOPI) ethnicities, in their data collection, consistent with the groups reported by the U.S. Census.
By Mark Niesse The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The population of Native Hawaiians in Hawaii jumped by more than one-fifth over the last decade, continuing a resurgence in the once-dwindling numbers of indigenous people in the state, according to new U.S. Census information.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued its plan for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) health.
In March, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders appointed by President Obama presented a report to the White House
Asian Americans as a whole are half as likely as non-Hispanic whites to die from heart disease. However, Native Hawaiians are 40 percent more likely to suffer from heart disease than whites.
Culturally appropriate care contributes to the dramatic disparity in death and disease rates among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, according to American Journal of Public Health data released in March.