Learn how to use AskCHIS, the easy-to-use, free, online Web tool that enables you to search for health statistics using data from the California Health Interview Survey on your county, region or statewide. Join staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program for a no-cost, two hour online workshop, … [ Read full post ]
Archive for March, 2012
It’s well documented that air pollution can increase hospital visits among asthma patients but a recent NY Times article cites three separate studies that collectively have determined polluted air can go beyond our lungs and can be just as bad (if not worse) for our heart and brain.
Boyle Heights is a community (located in Los Angeles) that is surrounded by freeways, railroads, auto repair shops, warehouses and factories — all of which can pose potential health hazards. According to Manuel Pastor, an expert in environmental justice, “when you put them all clustered together in one neighborhood, you wind up with sort … [ Read full post ]
Learn how to power up your program planning and policy advocacy with data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the nation’s largest survey on the health care needs of California’s large and diverse population. Join the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Wednesday, March 21, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, for a … [ Read full post ]
BUILDING A BRIDGE: Ellen Wu, the Executive Director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, discusses how to maximize the potential benefits of the Affordable Care Act for communities of color. In 2012, CPEHN is celebrating 20 years as a champion for health equity.
Our latest report put numbers to what we already knew – … [ Read full post ]
With diabetes rates on the rise, and over half of adults and teens in the state either overweight or obese, increasing the availability of healthy foods can greatly improve the health of our communities. Join California Pan Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) as they offer a series of free spring convening series, An Appetite for Equity: … [ Read full post ]