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 [872 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

AHAA Rebrands Itself as Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing

In its 22-year trajectory, AHAA has grown with the ever-changing demographics and marketing environment—from an organization that was founded exclusively to represent Hispanic advertising agencies...

Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families

MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 -- Hispanic children from U.S. native families are more likely to face difficult experiences such as parental divorce and exposure to violence than those in immigrant Hispanic fa...

Deportation Fears Putting Mental Strain on Hispanic Families

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 -- Recent U.S. immigration policy changes are causing significant mental distress for many Hispanic parents in the country, a new study finds. A "substantial proportion" of His...

Majority of Hispanic patients prefer HIV testing in Spanish, UB research finds

Clinicians are advised to never group Hispanic Americans under one collective identity. But when it comes to HIV testing, the desire to communicate with health care providers in Spanish nearly transce...

Albert Einstein teams find 89 percent of hispanic women use herbal remedies

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study comparing use of herbal remedies among Hispanic women and non-Hispanic white women showed higher than expected use of herbal treatments by...

Study: Hispanic Americans across ethnicities want HIV testing in Spanish

(University at Buffalo) New University at Buffalo research that investigated the language preferences of Hispanic Americans seeking HIV testing in New York found that the majority of Hispanic patients...

Fewer black, Hispanic patients get kidney transplants from live donors

(Reuters Health) - - Black and Hispanic patients who need kidney transplants are less likely than white people to receive organs from live donors and this disparity has worsened over time, a U.S. stud...

UTA to lead national Hispanic college-to-career initiative

(University of Texas at Arlington) The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today the selection of Michele Bobadilla as chair of its new University Partnerships initiative. ...

PubMed Articles [4013 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...

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentages* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Are Current Regular Drinkers of Alcohol,by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin- National Health Interview Survey, 2016.

In 2016, men aged ≥18 years were more likely than women to be current regular drinkers of alcohol (62.1% versus 47.2%). Non-Hispanic white men (65.5%) were more likely to be current regular drinkers...

Knowledge Gaps of the Health Benefits of Beans among Low-Income Women.

We determined knowledge of the health benefits of consuming beans, and assessed if awareness varied by acculturation status among Hispanic and non-Hispanic low-income women.

QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged 20-64 Years With a Fasting Test in the Past 12 Months for High Blood Sugar or Diabetes,† by Race/Ethnicity§ - National Health Interview Survey,¶ United States, 2011 and 2016.

The percentage of U.S. adults aged 20-64 years who had a fasting test for high blood sugar or diabetes in the past 12 months increased from 39.7% in 2011 to 45.7% in 2016. From 2011 to 2016, there was...

Associations between ALDH1A1 polymorphisms, alcohol consumption, and mortality among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women diagnosed with breast cancer: the Breast Cancer Health Disparities Study.

ALDH1A1, one of the main isotopes of aldehyde dehydrogenase-1 is involved in the differentiation and protection of normal hematopoietic stem cells and functions in alcohol sensitivity and dependence. ...

Clinical Trials [2831 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 [2190 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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