Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (HDRMHS)
MISSION: To provide a persistent and continuing focus on assuring health equity and eliminating health disparities among Michigan's populations of color.
- African Americans
- American Indians/Alaska Natives
- Arab and Chaldean Americans
- Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
HDRMHS major activities are:
- To support and initiate programs, policies, and applied research to address social determinants of health that contribute to health inequities for racial and ethnic minority populations in Michigan;
- To collaborate in the development of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services prevention, health service delivery, and research strategies in an effort to improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations in Michigan; and,
- To facilitate implementation of culturally and linguistically appropriate health services throughout the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Please click on the link above to hear an interview with Sheryl Weir, Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section manager on this year's Minority Health Month initiative ‘Bridging Health Equity Across Communities’.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (HDRMHS) is pleased to offer a Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) workshop entitled ‘Cultural Proficiency: Developing Cultural Competency from the Inside Out’.
HDRMHS Grant ProgramsMinority Health Month
Activities conducted in recognition of National Minority Health Month (April)
|The History of Minority Health Month|