As a continuation of the 2017 AAPCHO-led LTBI/TB needs assessment project, a 2022 needs assessment was conducted to understand the needs, challenges, and promising practices of A/AA and NH/PI-serving CHCs’ TB-related screening, testing, and treatment.
AAPCHO, Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) hosted a HRSA-sponsored webinar to explore strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services (ES).
AAPCHO hosted a webinar sharing a data analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System (UDS) and recommendations to increase access to care and improve health outcomes for AA and NH/PI patients. Presenters shared key findings from AAPCHO’s updated and annual report, “The Health of AAs and NH/PIs Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System”.
The Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance released a publication based on a learning collaborative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Health Resources & Services Administration, held in February 2022.
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) and the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization (AAPCHO) convened a virtual listening session on "Understanding Community Mask Usage." This listening session provides an opportunity for American Indian (AI), Alaska Native (AN), Asian American (AA), and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (NH/PI) communities to ask questions about the Mask Usage.
The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans' Communications and Health Committees and A Safe Haven for Asians and Asian Americans hosted a panel on mental health, wellness, and Asian American and Pacific Islander identity.
AAPCHO signed on to a letter from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights to reject any and all legislative efforts to extend Title 42 beyond May 23, 2022, including the Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022 (S.4036) and potential amendments to the COVID-19 relief bill.