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Table 1 Major Hispanic health agencies and initiatives in the USA

From: Hispanic health in the USA: a scoping review of the literature

Organizations (n = 13) Initiatives
Office of Minority Health “…addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities.”
CDC vital signs Hispanics “…includes a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Early Release, a graphic fact sheet and website, a media release, and social media tools. Most of the materials are available in English and Spanish.”
US Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion “…seeks to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multi-sector effort to improve health literacy”
Federal Government; US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services “…health insurance exchange website operated under the United States federal government under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”
Study of Latinos “…multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations to determine the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease, and to identify risk factors playing a protective or harmful role in Hispanics/Latinos.”
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy “…provides the most in-depth views to date on Latinos’ experiences with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the five years since its passage.”
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) “[this]…initiative is a comprehensive approach designed to reach Latinos across the United States and Puerto Rico to address health disparities in our communities.”
National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) “…to empower Hispanic physicians to lead efforts to improve the health of Hispanic and other underserved populations in collaboration with Hispanic state medical societies, residents, and medical students, and other public and private sector partners.”
National Council of La Raza “We partner with Affiliates across the country to serve millions of Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and the economy, health, and housing.”
United States - Mexico Border Health Commission “…addresses border health challenges by advancing initiatives that improve the health status of border residents.”
Migrant Clinicians Network “We bring education, technical assistance, peer support, and advocacy to the field, creating a chain of connection and commitment that makes everyone stronger and more effective as we unite for one cause: health justice for the mobile poor.”
National Alliance for Hispanic Health. “We work to insure that health incorporates the best of science, culture, and community”
Rand Corporation Center for Latin American Social Policy “…dedicated to improving the well-being of the Latin American population and conducts objective, independent research on topics relevant to Latin Americans living and working at home and in the United States.”