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Rx Outreach:
Express Scripts is spinning off Rx Outreach, a non-profit prescription assistance program. Please check it out! The only qualification is that the member have an income up to 3 times the federal poverty level (http://www.rxoutreach.com/)

 

Agencies for Home Healthcare
and
Interpreter Services to AAPI Communities

Cancer Information In Asian Languages

Acclaim Home Health Services Inc.

J&J Consulting and Translation SVS
(Listed in Translator Cafe)

 

Health Related Priorities of AAC in 2010

  1. Dayton International Festival health screening in May 2010,

  2. Asian Cultural Festival Health Fair in August 2010,

  3. Collaboration with Dayton Council on Health Equity and OAAHC in collection of health status data for Asian American community\ies in the Greater Dayton area,

  4. Providing support and leadership to the Asian American Youth Council of Dayton (AAYCD) group.

 

Facts on Health Reform
Kaiser Family Foundation

 

Affordable Care Act and Its Benefits to AAPIs
(Prepared by Ms. Betty Lacey in Support of ASIA, Inc.)

 

Health Reporting Handbook
Special Focus on Chronic Hepatitis B

 

Cancer, Culture, and Health Disparities
Time to Chart a New Course?

Abstract: Little progress has been made over the last 40 years to eliminate the racial/ethnic differences in incidence,morbidity, avoidable suffering, and mortality from cancer that result from factors beyond genetic differences. More effective strategies to promote equity in access and quality care are urgently needed because the changing demographics of the United States portend that this disparity will not only persist but significantly increase. Such suffering is avoidable. The authors posit that culture is a prime factor in the persistence of health disparities. However, this concept of culture is still poorly understood, inconsistently defined, and ineffectively used in practice and research. The role of culture in the causal pathway of disparities and the potential impact of culturally competent cancer care on improving cancer outcomes in ethnic minorities has, thus, been underestimated. In this article, the authors provide a comprehensive definition of culture and demonstrate how it can be used at each stage of the cancer care continuum to help reduce the unequal burden of cancer. The authors conclude with suggestions for clinical practice to eliminate the disconnection between evidence-based, quality, cancer care and its delivery to diverse population groups. CA Cancer J Clin 2010;60:1239. 2010 American Cancer Society, Inc.

 

New Option - Medicare and You Handbook

New in 2009 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service is happy to bring to Medicare beneficiaries an electronic option to getting their Medicare and You handbooks each year.

In an effort to go green and save tax payer dollars starting this fall all Medicare beneficiaries that sign up on http://www.mymedicare.gov/by May 31, 2009 will get their Medicare and You books electronically.Those that miss the cut off date can still sign up but will get their books electronically starting fall of 2010.

Below are links to the promotional flyers in 8x10 and 11x17. We have developed different versions to reach specific audiences. To view: Simply copy and paste in your the links below and wait for the file to download.

We encourage you to print, display, and promote this new improved option for those who are interested. As always, we appreciate your efforts to assist Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/partnerships/downloads/AeHB8x11.pdf

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/partnerships/downloads/AeHB11x17.pdf

 

Health Seminars on April 11 and 18, 2009
(Feel free to download the flyer in PDF or JPG format!)

Speakers: Dr. Saklayen and Ms. Ricafort

Asian American Council-Dayton & Ohio Asian American Health Coalition is sponsoring two health seminars in April 11 & 18, 2009.
Feel free to download and use the flyers in PDF and Picture!)

The target population for the health seminar is lay people, to help them understand their risks for heart disease and diabetes.
The seminars are free and open to everyone.
Participants will receive a pedometer and be entered into raffle drawings.

Dr. Saklayen and Ms. Ricafort are dynamic speakers
who are committed to improve health of people 
and spend numerous hours volunteering their time and services.

 

Health Workshop on Saturday, April 18, 2009
With the Speaker: Ms. Ricafort
(Feel free to download the flyer in PDF or JPG format!)

Sponsored by
Asian American Council-Dayton & Ohio Asian American Health Coalition
Funded by
Ohio Commission on Minority Health (OCMH)

The target population for this workshop is lay people, to help them understand their risks for diabetes. The seminars are free and open to everyone.
Participants will be entered into raffle drawings.

Ms. Ricafort is a dynamic speaker who is committed to improve health of people 
and spend numerous hours volunteering her time and services.


Mail any official documents to AAC, c/o Sharon Sherlock, DHA
 25 E. Foraker Street, Dayton, OH 45409
E-mail any suggestions and/or comments to:
President, Khurshid Ahmad; Vice President, Vilma Helms;
 Secretary, Xinhui Zhang or  Treasurer, Munsup Seoh or Webservant, Munsup Seoh