This fact sheet summarizes ongoing and completed research projects focused on health care for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an approach to health and environmental research meant to increase the value of studies for both researchers and the communities participating in a study. The CBPR approach is particularly attractive for academics and public health professionals struggling to address the persistent problems of health care disparities in priority populations (including racial and ethnic minorities; low-income, rural, and inner-city populations; women; and children).
Program Brief describes AHRQ efforts to address the disparities in racial and ethnic minorities as reflected in the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report.
This program brief summarizes ongoing and recently completed research sponsored by AHRQ to improve health outcomes in indigenous U.S. populations.