Past Projects

Our past Projects and Initiatives are listed below.

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AAPCHO’s AA&NHOPI Health Voice project is a multi-year initiative to promote ongoing civic engagement efforts at health centers primarily serving medically underserved Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (AA&NHOPIs). Voter Engagement Campaign 2014 Leveraging the 50th anniversary of … Continue reading 

The Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Continue reading 

AAPCHO is working in partnership with HHS and our community partners to disseminate and tailor COVID-19 Public Education Campaign materials for Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs) served at community health centers and other community-based health providers. Through a nationwide network … Continue reading 

The main purpose of this research is to develop and evaluate supports for community health centers and community members as they face decisions about the All of Us research participation in the context of the Precision Medicine Initiative, a long-term research endeavor involving the … Continue reading 

AAPCHO is a consortium partner on Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum’s AAPI Cancer Survivors Capacity Building Project, working with AA&NHOPI-serving community health centers to develop cancer support groups and disseminate relevant cancer information.

AAPCHO’s B Activated program aims to increase awareness of hepatitis B among Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (AA&NHOPIs), health care providers and policy makers, and builds the capacity of AA&NHOPI communities nationwide to conduct hepatitis B-related … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s B Counted program aims to increase national awareness of the impact of hepatitis B in the community, promote hepatitis B education, screening and vaccination and implement a universal data surveillance system. FUNDING PARTNER Office of Minority Health

AAPCHO partners with the National Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Hepatitis B Disparities (B Free CEED) of the New York University (NYU) to evaluate an online healthcare provider tutorial for hepatitis B. The project measures the tutorial’s effectiveness … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s B Free program aims to increase the capacity of healthcare providers to address new hepatitis B infections and effectively manage care for medically underserved Asian American, Native Hawaiian and other Islanders living with chronic hepatitis B and receiving care at … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s B Healthy Program is designed to educate the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander (AA&NHOPI) community about hepatitis B prevention and enhance patient services at community health centers. PROJECT CONTACT Melinda Martin FUNDING PARTNER Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s B Heard program aims to increase national awareness of the impact of hepatitis B in the community through a coordinated media campaign, and to improve the capacity of health care providers to address hepatitis B education, care and treatment among … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Building Awareness Locally and Nationally through Community Empowerment (BALANCE) Program for Diabetes increases awareness of diabetes in AA&NHOPI communities through providing a wide array of technical assistance and publications. BALANCE works with mainstream diabetes organizations to increase the visibility … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Building Resources In Development, Growth, and Expansion (BRIDGE) for Community Health Centers program builds bridges between underserved Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander (AA&NHOPI) populations, community health centers (CHCs), primary care associations, the National Association of Community Health … Continue reading 

The CHAMPs program was designed to help AA&NHOPI-serving community health centers and other primary care agencies provide HIV/AIDS interventions that are culturally competent and linguistically accessible. CONTACT Nina Agbayani, Director of Programs GOAL To increase the capacity of health care … Continue reading 

With so much at stake, AAPCHO and its members have mobilized civic engagement efforts across the country to ensure Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs) are represented in the 2020 Census and upcoming General Election in November. … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Community Health Center (CHC) Hepatitis B Needs Assessment Program aims to help prevent new hepatitis B infections and effectively manage care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders (AA&NHOPIs) with chronic hepatitis B and receive services at CHCs. AAPCHO … Continue reading 

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Workforce Collaborative is a partnership of Asian/Asian American (A/AA) and NH/PI-serving community-based organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers located across 15 continental U.S. states and Hawai’i. Local partners are dedicated to … Continue reading 

This project was a collaboration between AAPCHO and the University of Washington Department of Medicine and AAPCHO, which aims to study the capacity of CHCs to incorporate dissemination and implementation efforts. FUNDING PARTNER National Institutes of Health (NIH) GOAL To … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Engaging the AA&NHOPI Vote at Community Health Centers project is a national non-partisan voter engagement initiative designed to establish ongoing civic engagement efforts at health centers primarily serving medically underserved Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders … Continue reading 

The Expanding a National Information Infrastructure for Asian and Pacific Islander Communities was designed to enable organizations serving AAPI communities to incorporate and better utilize electronic mediums and web-based technology. FUNDING PARTNER Office of Minority Health

Forging Partnerships prioritizes AA & NH/PI subgroups and appropriate COVID-19 prevention and treatment communication strategies, support the development of education materials for AA & NH/PI subgroups that support culturally and linguistically appropriate factual strategies, and … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Improving the Management and Provision of Appropriate Care and Treatment (IMPACT) Program aims to increase CHCs’ capacity to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate public health care services through partnership building, health advocacy, education, and disease prevention. IMPACT produced an Asian … Continue reading 

The goal of the PCORI funded Research Project is to understand how educational and cultural competency trainings of clinical staff assist in improving health outcomes and patient satisfaction for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) patients. … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Incentivizing the Outcome: Paying for Population Health at Hawaii Federally Qualified Health Centers project studies the impact of a team-level pay-for-performance (P4P) incentive program on health outcomes for high-risk AA & NHOPI populations at federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). Overall, … Continue reading 

This project increases Electronic Medical Record (EMR) data collection on ES, and studies the impact of these services on health care access and outcomes. AAPCHO provides training and technical assistance (T/TA) to CHCs to increase their capacity to implement data … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Increasing CHC Research Capacity project aimed to strengthen the research capacity of community health centers by building on their current knowledge and practices. GOAL To improve understanding of evaluation research needs, priorities, and gaps in addressing existing resources and … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Medically Underserved Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander (AA&NHOPI) Communities (MUAC) Project provides government agencies and public health advocates a better understanding of the health needs of AA & NHOPIs by using geographical information systems (GIS). The project … Continue reading 

AAPCHO works with diverse stakeholders to better understand and form community responses to the impact of the new realities of COVID-19 and its aftermath on Asian American (AA) and Pacific Islander (PI) communities’ access to care,particularly for underserved populations served at safety net community health centers … Continue reading 

The National COVID-19 Resiliency Network is a collaborative partnership among non-profits, corporate companies, academic institutions, health centers, hospital systems, faith-based organizations, and federal agencies to provide critical culturally relevant resources to communities who are experiencing … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s National Hepatitis B Initiative for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders program builds national awareness of the impact hepatitis B has on the Korean-American community and promote faith-based participation in hepatitis B education, screening, and vaccination activities. In partnership with … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s diabetes program aims to eliminate health disparities associated with diabetes by mobilizing and assisting local coalitions in their efforts to implement community-based interventions that reduce diabetes risk factors among AA&NHOPIs. AAPCHO’s coalition partners include CHCs, local businesses, community- and … Continue reading 

AAPCHO provides national T/TA to potential and existing section 330-funded health centers with the goal of helping them meet FQHC requirements and improve performance in areas including fiscal and program management, consumer board governance, emergency preparedness, workforce development and retention, … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Pacific Health Technology Innovation Project creates a shared data repository of clinical information from CHCs in Washington state and Hawaii as well as data from health insurance plans. This project tracks information such as childhood immunization, rates of uncontrolled diabetes, … Continue reading 

As part of the Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN), a national network of community health centers and universities, AAPCHO helps provide its member centers with skills and knowledge that enable them to carry out Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. For more … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Promoting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Program works to address the health care needs of the nation’s growing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander (AA&NHOPI) communities in the Midwest and Mountain states by helping community-based organizations in these regions develop … Continue reading 

AAPCHO’s Patient-Centered Strategy to Reduce Diabetes Disparities in Chinese Americans project is a community-academic collaboration between the University of California, Berkeley, AAPCHO, and (AAPCHO member center) Asian Health Services, the goal of this project is to improve patient-centered care and promote healthy … Continue reading 

AAPCHO worked with the Intercultural Cancer Council and Office of Minority Health on Project Reconnect to develop a model approach to ensuring those displaced by Hurricane Katrina were receiving comprehensive cancer control services in their new communities. GOAL To ensure … Continue reading 

In partnership with International Community Health Services, this project will assess the impact of culturally proficient HIT strategies for underserved Asian Americans in Seattle, WA who are at risk for and infected with hepatitis B. A needs assessment will be … Continue reading 

A national effort to develop a stakeholder-vetted common data model framework strategies and tools, including an advocacy brief template and health center survey, to support health centers to report impact and “chilling effect” of public charge in the context of … Continue reading