Cooperative Agreements to Improve the Health Status of Minority Populations

To provide support for activities which have the potential to improve the health status and/or quality of life of racial/ethnic minorities, with the objective of reducing the excessive burden and death borne by minority and disadvantaged populations in the United States.

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Examples of Funded Projects

The following are examples of activities funded under the cooperative agreements: 1) provide through the establishment of an American Indian Alaska Native Research Network a means by which American Indian and Alaskan Native researchers can network, collaborate and seek support; 2) to educate and increase provider sensitivity about cultural practices and their influence on patient compliance with medication and therapeutic treatment interventions; and 3) reduce the prenatal HIV transmission among African American women of child bearing age and their care providers through health promotion and education.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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