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The Hispanic Health Council Company Profile

11:20 EDT 22nd September 2018 | BioPortfolio

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.

Location

175 Main Street
Hartford
Connecticut
06106
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (860) 527-0856
Fax: (860) 724-0437
Email: info@hispanichealth.com


News Articles [655 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cardiovascular-related deaths higher for US Hispanics who live in counties with higher Hispanic populations

(American Heart Association) US Hispanics who live in areas heavily populated by Hispanics face more cardiovascular death than those who live in more diverse counties.Compared with counties that had t...

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...

Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (Hispanic)

This article provides an overview of Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (PACHE), which involves Hispanic-serving institutions working as partners in cancer disparities research.

Disparities in Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic Black men with low-risk prostate cancer and eligible for active surveillance: a population-based study

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...

UH researcher to produce next generation of Hispanic obesity educators

(University of Houston) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture is serious about the next generation of Hispanic obesity educators. It has awarded...

Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 -- A council on health care spending and value has been established by the journal Health Affairs. The council will examine health care spending in the United States and provide...

Denver: Retailers court Hispanic, millennial shoppers

Two major demographic shifts are happening in Colorado. One is a surging Hispanic population, and the other is th

PubMed Articles [3874 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Correction to: HRQOL in Diverse Ethnic Groups with Diabetes: Findings from the 2014 BRFSS.

The following corrections to this article as originally published should be noted:In the first sentence of the abstract, "non-Hispanic Whites, non-Hispanic Blacks, and Hispanics adults with diabetes" ...

Evaluation of Healthy Fit: A Community Health Worker Model to Address Hispanic Health Disparities.

Hispanics in the United States have disproportionately high rates of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes and poorer access to preventive health services. Healthy Fit uses community health workers to e...

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...

Awareness of the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy among Older non-Hispanic Blacks and Hispanics.

Using nationally representative data from the Health and Retirement Study, this study examined (1) whether awareness of the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) varies by race and ethnicity among ...

Current state of the Health Advisory Council of Munich: A Survey.

After over 27 years of existence, the executive board of the Health Advisory Council of the state capital Munich (HAC) decided to conduct an inventory.

Clinical Trials [3197 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...

Retention in HIV Care for Hispanic Immigrants

A randomized trial to test the feasibility and acceptability of an intervention to improve retention in HIV primary care in HIV-infected Hispanic immigrants compared to a "treatment as usu...

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...

Companies [2238 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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