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This May, we recognize Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and celebrate the history and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs). 

Community Engagement

CAH community engagement programs focus on improving Asian and ethnic minority community wide health and facilitating access to healthcare.  CAH programs are evidence-based and are culturally and linguistically appropriate.  CAH’s partnerships with more than 380 Asian and other ethnic  community-based organizations ensures the viability of these programs through timely dissemination of health messages, education, early detection of health problems as well as provision of services especially to hard-to-reach and underserved communities and populations.

CAH’s community health education provided in English, Chinese, Korean, Cambodian, Vietnamese and Tagalog includes the following areas:

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA NHPI) Interest Group | Tips for AA NHPI Community Engagement

Tip sheets from the AA NHPI Interest Group that were developed out of the group’s desire to provide community and culturally-specific materials on engagement with AA NHPI populations.

Cancer Education

  • Cervical Cancer for Asian Women
  • Outreach & Health Communication
  • Becoming Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment Navigator
  • Hepatitis B-Liver Cancer Prevention and Intervention
  • Hepatitis C-Liver Cancer Prevention  
  • Cancer Education for Asians (Cancer ABC)
  • Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
  • Lung and Oral Cancer Prevention for Smokers
  • Lung Cancer Screening for People at Risk
  • Cancer Health Disparity Education for Health Providers
  • Clinical Trials Education for Asians and Underserved Populations
  • Patient Navigation Competencies

Chronic Disease Education

  • Healthy Heart in Asians
  • Diabetes Education and Management
  • Hypertension Prevention and Control
  • Osteoporosis and Bone Health in Asians

Tobacco Prevention and Treatment

  • Youth Smoking Cessation
  • Asian Quit Using Tobacco (Asian QUIT) –Adult Smoking Cessation
  • Preventing Youth from Smoking and Secondhand Smoke (Youth PASS)
  • Preventing Adult from Smoking and Secondhand Smoke (Adult PASS)
  • Secondhand Smoke-free for Asian Family and Community (SAF)
  • Smoke-free Asian Youth Program (SAY)
  • Tobacco Policy Research in Asian Communities (TPRAC)
  • Tobacco Control in China (TCC)

Mental and Behavioral Health

  • Access to Mental Health Care for Immigrants with Limited English Proficiency
  • Cultural Stigma and Mental Health Support
  • Behavioral Health Screenings
  • Building Healthy Minds

Training and Capacity Building

  • Training Community Health Workers
  • Training and Capacity Building for Community Partners
  • Small Grants for Innovative Projects