Posts in National Minority Health
Cancer Index

The National Minority Quality Forum and Sustainable Healthy Communities, LLC (SHC) are pleased to provide full public access to the Biden Cancer Community to the Cancer Atlas, co-developed by the Diverse Cancer Community Working Group, a partnership, inspired by the Cancer Moonshot. We feel that the real challenge lies not in debating whether disparities exist, but in the identification of the patients at most risk and developing and implementing local strategies to reduce and eliminate them.

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U.S. HIV/AIDS Index

The U.S. HIV/AIDS Index is an important step in stemming the tide of the disease and enabling communities to understand the reality of the disease today. It allows users to focus on available HIV/AIDS statistics at the national, state, U.S. congressional disctrict and county levels, further segmented by age, gender and race/ethnicity.

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Cardiovascular Disease Index

The Cardiovascular Disease Index (CVD Index) provides interactive statistical information on CVD nationwide and at the regional, state, county, metropolitan, legislative-district, and zip-code levels, as well as by age, gender, and race/ethnicity. Users may create customized maps and graphs to support educational, advocacy, and public-affairs initiatives.

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Mapping Lung Cancer

The National Minority Quality Forum has launched the Lead Risk Index to help health-care practitioners, policymakers, advocacy groups and industry gain a full understanding of childhood lead poisoning at the local level. Nationally, an estimated 750,000 children under age six have an elevated blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or above, the level that represents the CDC’s reference value for lead poisoning in children.

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Lead Risk Index

The National Minority Quality Forum has launched the Lead Risk Index to help health-care practitioners, policymakers, advocacy groups and industry gain a full understanding of childhood lead poisoning at the local level. Nationally, an estimated 750,000 children under age six have an elevated blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or above, the level that represents the CDC’s reference value for lead poisoning in children.

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U.S. Diabetes Index

U.S. Diabetes Index (USDI), published by the National Minority Quality Forum, provides critical intelligence about diabetes in the United States. Its mission is to reduce the incidence of the disease and improve health outcomes while encouraging the efficient management of health-care resources by providing actionable, community-specific information. Its audience includes providers, legislators, policy makers, researchers, news media, and manufacturers, purveyors, and purchasers of diabetes products and services.

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