Minority Health Issues For An Emerging Majority : The 4th National Forum On Cardiovascular Health, Pulmonary Disorders, And Health Resources

Author: Shiriki Kukanyika
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, cardiovascular, pulmonary, resources, forum, disorders, national, issues, emerging, majority, minority
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1992-06
ISBN-10: 0788172921
ISBN-13: 9780788172922

Book Description:

This forum focused on the four major minority groups in the U.S. -- African Americans, Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians and Alaskan Natives. It was attended by a wide range of health professionals, including those from local, State and Federal agencies; representatives of community and voluntary groups; physicians; nurses; dietitians; health educators; and others. Included tracks on research, health care policy, and community intervention. Topics covered: lowering blood cholesterol levels in children, lowering blood pressure, CVD and pulmonary disease, CVD risk factors in children, minority educ. opportunities, and much more.


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