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What are the OMHD Core Functions?

1. Maintaining core functions of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) without loss of priority, resources, or visibility
-- Promoting
minority heath and eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities

-- Promoting health and preventing disease in Indian Country (i.e., American Indian and Alaska Native communities, their sovereign governments and other institutions in the U.S.) 

 

2. Developing CDC-wide health disparities elimination strategies, policies, goals, and programs

-- Defining disparities elimination sub-goals for each health impact goal

-- Monitoring and reporting progress toward health disparities elimination goals 

-- Evaluating impact of policies and programs to achieve health disparities elimination

 

Source: Functional Plan for CDCís Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD)