Chronic Disease Prevention
Webinar: A Workforce for the Future: Advancing Diversity and Cultural Competency in Health Professions
When: April 14, 2-3 p.m. ET
The Office of Minority Health invites you to join us and the Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and Asian Counseling and Referral Service for a webinar, "A Workforce for the Future: Advancing Diversity and Cultural Competency in Health Professions."
This webinar will provide a look at successful efforts to address these gaps and reduce racial and ethnic health disparities by 1) increasing racial and ethnic diversity of the health care workforce, 2) improving the quality of patient-provider interactions in clinical settings and 3) enhancing cultural competency education and training for health care professionals.
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NACCHO's Chronic Disease Prevention Team is working with the goal of engaging and enhancing local health department's ability to expand evidence- and practice-based chronic disease prevention activities in their communities and promote change at the policy, systems, and environmental levels in order to reduce the burden of chronic diseases.
Chronic Disease Advisory Group