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Minority Health Links

The Bureau of Minority Health Access and Promotions has reviewed these resources, and recommends them because they have relevant, informative content about health disparities, minority health access and other, related topics and may provide help, answer questions or indicate  resources. The bureau does not specifically recommend the use of these resources or take responsibility for the information you may find within them.

Sources of Minority Health Materials

African American Breast
Cancer Alliance

Minneapolis, MN
612-825-3675

AABCA produces Being There!  A
brochure providing a realistic message of self advocacy and hope for African American women.

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research 
(AHCPR) 

Silver Springs, MD
800-358-9295
301-594-2800 (fax)

African American Family
Services (formerly IBCA)

Minneapolis, MN
612-871-7878
612-871-2567 (fax)

AAFS has an extensive collection of materials on African Americans with special emphasis on family and chemical dependency.

American Diabetes Association
Alexandria, VA
800-232-3472

Children's Defense Fund
25 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
202-628-8787

 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention- National AIDS Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6003
Rockville, MD 20849-6003

Glide AIDS Project
Glide Memorial Church
330 Ellis Street, Room 518
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-775-3862

Produces Glide's Facts on AIDS, a booklet targeted for African Americans that presents facts about AIDS and discusses how to use condoms.

Good Samaritan Project
3030 Walnut Street 
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-561-8784

Issues a pamphlet, Disease Does Not Discriminate, which emphasizes that African American and Hispanic men, women and children can acquire AIDS.

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
409 12th Street SW, Room 309
Washington, DC 20024-2188
202-863-2458

Fosters educational efforts for pregnant, low-income women through collaborative activities and various brochures and pamphlets.

Office on Smoking and Health
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  
4770 Buford Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 303411
770-488-5705
770-488-5939

Universal Health
Communications, Inc.

Colonial Center
1200 South Federal Highway,
Suite 202
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Video production covering all topics in health, safety, environment, mental health, race relations, and school topics.

American Association of 
Retired Persons

601 E. Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
202-434-2460

Distributes Health Risks and Preventive Care Among Older Blacks

American Heart Association
National Center

7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231-4596
800-242-8721
214-706-1220

Distributes a poster designed to encourage African Americans with high blood pressure to take their prescribed medicine every day to reduce stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure.

Cancer Care
1180 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
212-302-2400
800-813-HOPE

Provides Brochures and pamphlets on cancer issues regarding African Americans.

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc
4 Research Place, Suite 180
Rockville, MD 20850-3226
800-558-0121
301-670-9292
301-670-9486

Offers the pamphlets, Lupus and Women of Color and facts about Lupus which educate the African American community.