Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (HDRMHS)

  • Color Me Healthy logoMISSION: 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
    • Hispanics/Latinos

     

    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.

     

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    "Cultural Proficiency: Developing Cultural Competency from the Inside Out"

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (HDRMHS) is pleased to offer a 2-Day cultural proficiency workshop entitled, Cultural Proficiency: Developing Cultural Competency from the Inside Out’. Click the link for more information.

     

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    Health Equity Online Training

    MDHHS has launched a new training (Health Equity Online Training) related to health equity and health disparities. This training will help you to better understand health equity and health disparities, factors that contribute to health inequities, populations that are most affected, the impact of health inequities, and how MDHHS employees can improve the health equity for state residents.

     

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Relevant Legislation
Toolkits
Documents/Annual Reports
Programs
Minority Health Data Reports
Trainings
Heritage Months and Special Observances
Other Resources


HDRMHS Grant Programs

CONTACT INFO:

  • Michigan Department of Community Health
    Health Disparities Reduction & Minority Health Section
    Sheryl Weir, Section Manager
    colormehealthy@michigan.gov or 313-456-4355