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Cancer Facts and figures for hispanics / latinos 2012-2013

By the American Cancer Society

This report presents statistics on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and risk factors for Hispanics in the US...continue.

 
Check out the CU Connections feature on Marty Otañez, a colleague of the LRPC!
 

Affordable Care Act  Resources and INFORMATION

Connect for Health Colorado

Overview

Resources

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Health Insurance Marketplace

 ¿Tiene usted preguntas sobre el seguro médico?

 

 

Get answers about Obamacare laws at the Health Insurance Marketplace 

 

 

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2014 is here--are you ready for Obamacare? Click on links below for:

Informational clip - English

Informational clip - Spanish

Created by Kaiser Family Foundation

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Young adults have the highest uninsured rate of any age group, particularly those belonging to racial or ethnic groups. The ACA is offering new opportunities and new protections for young adults. Spread the word and encourage our youth to enroll before March 31st. For more info visit:

http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?id=9743

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Latino Research and Policy Center

VISION
 
The vision of the Latino Research and Policy Center (LRPC) is to become a nationally-renowned higher education, research, data, and policy expert on health and education disparities affecting Latino communities. 
 
MISSION
 
The mission of the LRPC is to increase collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations, higher education researchers, and state/city elected officials to work toward eliminating health and education disparities affecting Latino communities in Colorado and the nation. 
 

Find us on Twitter and Facebook! 

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2013 Latino Health Disparities Conference

For details and information on the Latino Research and Policy Center's Latino Health Disparities 2013 Conference click here.

Affordable Care Act Panelist Session:

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

LRPC Artwork



Click here to learn about the LRPC's artwork and the artist, Emanuel Martinez.  

 

opportunities

Advanced Health Literacy for Patient Navigators Workshop

May 16 @ Anschutz - Click here to register.

Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator for CHAMPS Job Opening

View for more details:

CHAMPSOE Coordinator Job Description 0414Final.pdfCHAMPSOE Coordinator Job Description 0414Final.pdf

Bilingual Telephone Interviewer for CHEIS division Job Opening, closes on April 18

Click here for details.

Spanish4Teachers Language Program (Limited to 15 teachers)

For details click here

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

Summer Internship for Diverse Students in Healthcare IT - Provided by Catholic Health Initiatives

For information view:

CHI Diverse Internship PDF.pdfCHI Diverse Internship PDF.pdf

Diversity Scholarship  Program - Kaiser Permanente

Scholarships to students of under-represented groups who want to pursue a degree in health care fields.  For more information view:

KP_CO_DiversitySchol_Broch.pdfKP_CO_DiversitySchol_Broch.pdf

RESOURCES

AHRQ - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

New videos, web pages offer treatment information for Spanish-speaking patients.

The "Toma las Riendas" web page, launched this fall, showcases Spanish-language resources to help patients take a greater role in their health care by exploring the benefits and harms of different treatment options and preparing for their next medical appointment....continue

To view web page click here.

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