AHRQ recognizes various health observances each year to honor the Nation’s rich diversity and highlight Agency efforts to address disparities in health and healthcare faced by underserved individuals and communities. As part of these observances, AHRQ identifies specific programs, research activities, tools and resources aimed at improving healthcare quality and advancing equity for these diverse groups.
Learn how AHRQ’s data, tools and resources, and research helps clinicians diagnose and treat behavioral health problems.
Sept. 15 – Oct. 15
AHRQ recognizes researchers, health leaders and others who have helped to address health disparities and advance equity.
AHRQ joins the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Minority Health in highlighting National Minority Health Month 2022. This year’s theme, “Give Your Community a Boost!,” focuses on the continued importance of COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as one of the strongest tools we have to end the COVID-19 pandemic that has disproportionately affected communities of color.
Learn more about the significant role and impact women in the healthcare field have had on improving the quality and safety of healthcare in America.
Learn more about AHRQ research that addresses healthcare issues in the African American population and AHRQ grantees focusing on this population.