Dana-Farber's Community Benefits office is on the front lines of supporting and collaborating on programs designed to eliminate disparities in breast, colon, and skin cancer; educate diverse populations about tobacco cessation, human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention and screening; and strengthen the support system for medically underserved populations.
Asian Women For Health, in partnership with NAAPIMHA, has provided a whole health framework to promote healthier lifestyles and habits. As a participant, you will learn about the process of person-centered planning and a culturally responsive approach to support your whole health goals.
The Equitable Health Project is a paid ambassadorship program that empowers and mobilizes young adults passionate about public health to take action and become champions for health equity in their communities.
"From keeping at-risk populations safe during COVID-19 to using data for better outcomes, these women are changing access to health care for good."
Asian Women for Health’s (AWFH) Community Health Worker Workforce Development program aims to engage, train, and empower un/underemployed minorities who are underserved and underrepresented among community health workers (CHW).
As part of their work for health and equity, AWFH is dedicating this page to resources on the fight against racism. Black, Brown, and Indigenous people of color are harmed the most by systemic oppression, and we have a responsibility to be part of the movement for change.
The Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control Equity (ISCCCE) is one of seven Implementation Science Centers for Cancer Control (ISC3) funded by the National Cancer Institute Moonshot Initiative. ISCCCE aims to develop sustainable strategies for ensuring that all patients have access to evidence-based cancer prevention and control.
ADAPT is a collaboration of administrators, researchers, clinicians, and students affiliated with Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, and community leaders from five community organizations in Boston’s Chinatown. The collaboration follows principles of community-engaged partnerships, including community-identified goals and priorities, shared decision-making, and co-learning.
February 19, 2004
The objective of this survey is to examine how Asian race/ethnicity affects patients’ health care experiences and satisfaction with care.
May 11, 2023
This is part of a series of reports providing disease-specific surveillance data on the health of Boston residents. Specifically, this report aims to provide residents, medical and public health professionals, health policy makers, and community advocates with actionable information on the cancer experience of Boston residents.
Black Americans have twice the incidence of myeloma as white Americans. What's more, studies show that Black Americans are significantly less likely to receive the latest treatments, and are more likely to experience treatment delays.
Finding a clinical trial can be overwhelming. Patients are often left to search on their own, leaving them with more questions than answers. Fortunately, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society provides a free service to take this burden of patients and families.