The Hispanic Health Council Company Profile

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Established in 1978 in response to the health care crisis in the Puerto Rican community, the Hispanic Health Council (HHC) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Hartford, Connecticut. Sustained over 25 years by the combined efforts of community activists, researchers and dedicated staff, HHC has earned the trust and confidence "confianza" of the community and is a valued institution in the region.We are proud of our history and collective accomplishments. HHC's unique organizational model integrates public advocacy, high-level community-based research and research-based service to provide outstanding care to the poor and underserved. To carry out this charge, the organization has established six Centers of Excellence. Each Center provides quality community services in their respective area of specialization. The work is evaluated using state-of-the-art methodologies. Program developments, outcome measurements and new learnings are shared with other social service providers. The Centers integrate research, direct service, training and advocacy.


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News Articles [3039 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Defunding women's health clinics exacerbated Hispanic disparity in preventive care, study finds

Defunding women's health clinics in Texas and Wisconsin aimed at reducing abortions has decreased the number of preventive care exams and tests given to Hispanic women in those states when compared wi...

Alzheimer's Association and National Hispanic Council on Aging Collaborate to Educate Latino Communities, Increase Access to Alzheimer's Information and Resources

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association and the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) announced today a nationwide partnership aimed at increasing Alzh...

Black and Hispanic patients less likely to see neurologists

(Reuters Health) - Black and Hispanic patients with neurologic disorders are less likely to see brain specialists than white people with these conditions, a recent U.S. study suggests.

[Correspondence] Attacks on health facilities and health workers: time for the Security Council to act

May 3, 2017, marked the first anniversary of a UN Security Council resolution that condemned attacks on health facilities and personnel in conflict and the “prevailing impunity” for these atrociti...

Study finds link between gene mutation and retinitis pigmentosa in U.S. Hispanic families

Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a mutation of the arrestin-1 gene, according to a new study from resea...

Gene mutation linked to retinitis pigmentosa in Southwestern US Hispanic families

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a mutation of t...

Statement of National Alliance for Hispanic Health on CBO Score of Better Care Reconciliation Act

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's CBO estimate of 22 million people losing health insurance should be a bill stopper.  This bill was supposed to increase the numb...

The Humana Foundation announced a grant of $100,000 for Hispanic Unity of Florida

WESTON, Florida, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- SALUD al dia magazine was present at a press conference to announce a $100,000 grant to Hispanic Unity of Florida, HUF. The fun...

PubMed Articles [5834 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Herbal Remedy Use in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Women: Results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation.

To investigate the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use, including botanical/herbal remedies, among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women from the Study of Women's Health Acr...

Re: "Cigarette Smoking and Breast Cancer Risk in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Women: The Breast Cancer Health Disparities Study" by Conner et al. (J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2016;25:299-310).

Traffic-Related Pollutants:Exposure and Health Effects in Hispanic Children.

We examined traffic-related pollution (TRP) exposure and respiratory health effects in Hispanic white (HW) children, both compared to non-Hispanic white (NHW) children and by genetically-determined Na...

Disparities in Health Care Quality among Asian Children with Special Health Care Needs.

There is a dearth of information on the quality of health care for Asian American children and particularly Asian children with special health care needs (CSHCN). The goal of this article was to deter...

QuickStats: Prevalence* of Edentualism(†) in Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Age Group and Race/Hispanic Origin - National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2014.

During 2011-2014, 17.6% of adults aged ≥65 years were edentulous or had lost all their natural, permanent teeth. Adults aged ≥75 years (23.0%) were more likely to be edentulous compared with adult...

Clinical Trials [2493 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Parity and Serum Lipids in White and Hispanic Women

To analyze the relationships between parity (childbirth) or gravidity (pregnancy) and measures of lipids in groups of women from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (Hisp...

Gender- and Culturally-Sensitive Weight Loss Intervention for Hispanic Males

The investigators propose to 1) assess the feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a gender- and culturally-sensitive weight loss intervention in 48 overweight/obese Hispani...

A Culturally Targeted Transplant Program

Hispanic/Latino patients with end-stage renal disease are disproportionately less likely to get a kidney transplant, and specifically, a living donor kidney transplant (LDKT), compared to ...

Colon Cancer Screening in First-Degree Relatives of Hispanic Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Patients

Primary Objectives: 1. To evaluate knowledge, beliefs, attitudes and values that influence perceptions and utilization of colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) among first-degree rela...

Assessing the Fit of Motivational Interviewing by Cultures With Adolescents

Hispanic adolescents experience more severe alcohol-related consequences due to their alcohol abuse and yet significantly fewer Hispanic adolescents receive alcohol treatment, particularly...

Companies [2144 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is actively involved in issues affecting Hispanic nurses and the health of Hispanic communities on local, state, regional and na...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the nation's foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents th...

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Hispanic Heritage Awards were established in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month. Since that time, the Hispanic Heritage Awa...

The Hispanic Health Council

Established in 1978 in response to the health care crisis in the Puerto Rican community, the Hispanic Health Council (HHC) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Hartford, Connecticu...

National Hispanic Council on Aging

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