Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

1101 Wootton Pkwy, Rockville (MD), 20852, United States

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MO 09:00 – 17:00 SA closed
TU 09:00 – 17:00 SU closed
WE 09:00 – 17:00
TH 09:00 – 17:00
FR 09:00 – 17:00
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The Office of Minority Health (OMH) works to achieve health equity through health policies & programs that help eliminate health disparities.

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Mission The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
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The Office of Minority Health was created in 1986 as one of the most significant outcomes of the Heckler Report and was reauthorized by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center was created in 1987. It is the nation's largest repository of information on health disparities issues. The Office of Minority Health Resource Center is a one-stop shop for minority health literature, research and referrals; provides capacity building and technical assistance to health care agencies and organizations; and conducts health education and awareness campaigns that address disease prevention, health promotion and healthier lifestyle choices.

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