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Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities' mission is to address the social determinants of health and eliminate health disparities by leveraging the Department’s resources, providing health equity consultation, impacting external communications, guiding policy decisions and influencing strategic direction on behalf of the Secretary of Health.
The Office's vision is to achieve health equity where all individuals and communities have the opportunity and access to achieve and maintain good health.
Thank you for making our 15th Annual Health Equity Conference a success!
Achieving Health Equity and Disparity Reduction: Prevention and Cost Savings Initiatives
Thursday, December 6, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Review conference program and presentations here.
Find information on the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee here
MHHD Program Highlight
St. Mary's Asthma Control Program
MHHD provides fund
ng to the St. Mary's County Healt
h Department in to provide services to children 2-18 years old diagnosed with asthma. The program focuses on minority groups living in Lexington Park and Great Mills and provides home-based, multi-trigger, multi-component interventions with an environmental focus to decrease numbers of missed days of school, steroid courses and hospital visits due to asthma.
Updated (June 2018) -
Introduction to National CLAS Standards Presentation
(part of the Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards Training Toolkits)
MHHD Minority Health Month 2018 Highlights
Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland
2017 Annual Report on Homelessness
Maryland's Interagency Council on Homelessness)
Maryland Access Point
, Maryland's "one stop shop" for consumers, caregivers, and professionals for health and support services
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464
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