ERIC Number: ED234133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Strategies for Promoting Health for Specific Populations.
Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
This report presents the findings of a series of meetings convened by the Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of first, examining the health needs, priorities, and concerns of minorities; and second, considering related Federal actions. Included is an overview of the meetings' content, as well as individual chapters on the health needs of five specific populations: (1) Asian/Pacific Americans; (2) Black Americans; (3) Hispanic Americans; (4) the elderly; and (5) American Indians. For each group, meeting discussions are reviewed, focusing on: (1) prevention priorities; (2) health promotion and protection, including preventive services; and (3) implementation strategies, including grants to states and localities, research and demonstration projects, monitoring and surveillance, dissemination, technical assistance, manpower development, and direct services. Appended to the report is a list of members of each consultation group participating in the meetings. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Note: Publication of the Office of Health Information, Health Promotion and Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine.