Posts Tagged ‘Health DATA’

Seminar today: The Importance of CHIS in LGBT Research and Data Collection with Gary Gates

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

gary_gatesThe California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) represents one of the largest ongoing population-based data collection efforts in the country that has included measurement of sexual orientation for more than a decade.

In today’s seminar, Gary Gates, the Blachford-Cooper Distinguished Scholar and research director at the UCLA Williams Institute, will demonstrate how CHIS has … [ Read full post ]

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Healthy Communities Data Summit today on UCLA campus

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

 

The Center’s David Grant will speak about the AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition and Associate Center Director Steve Wallace will lead a lunch discussion “Dispelling the Medical Myth of Immigrant Health” today at the Healthy Communities Data Summit. The summit showcases technologies, programs and data that are changing health at a local level now and … [ Read full post ]

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Angelo Logan: Where to find reliable data

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Finding accurate and credible information on issues important to you and your community can be a difficult task. In this brief interview, Angelo Logan, co-founder of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, provides useful tips on how to begin your search for credible “evidence-based” data using air quality as an example.

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Data tools that help make the connection between health and the environment

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
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Want to create a map, chart or table on health topics linked to environmental pollution?  Try the new online tool created by the California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP) that walks you through a series of quick steps to get statewide (and, in some cases, county-specific) information on topics ranging from asthma, to birth defects, … [ Read full post ]

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New bill calls for expanded data collection on ethnic groups

Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Lawmaker wants state to count more ethnic groups

A new bill by Assemblyman Mike Eng seeks to remedy a very Californian problem: lack of data about the state’s rich ethnic diversity.  Specifically, AB 1088 would require every state agency, board and commission to expand the number of ethnic groups it counts from 11 to 21, mirroring those reported by the U.S. Census Bureau, … [ Read full post ]

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What does policy advocacy mean to Los Angeles community members?

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
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On March 18th, the ALERT project held a focused session on policy advocacy.  But what does “policy advocacy” mean?  We asked our ALERT community members from Boyle Heights and Long Beach and they said:

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