Past Projects

AAPCHO’s efforts fall within five main focus areas: Health Disparities, Technical Assistance and Training, Research Capacity Building, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, and Health Information Technology.

Our past projects listed below, relate to one or more of our focus areas.

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 Pacific Viagra drug online http://hotcanadianpharmacy.com/drugs/Viagra+Generic/ Viagra drug online http://hotcanadianpharmacy.com/drugs/Viagra+Generic/ Viagra … 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

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

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

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

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

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’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 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

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