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Health & Healing Program

Health & Healing Program

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OUR HEALTH AND HEALING PROGRAM

Our focuses are on health education and awareness, patient navigation, translation and interpretation support. The long-term purpose of our program is to reduce health disparities and increase access to equitable health care for the Vietnamese community.

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Our Health & Healing Program is comprised of three primary projects

Our Health & Healing Program is comprised of three primary projects

  • Vietnamese Women’s Health Project
  • Vietnamese Elder Wellness Project
  • Affordable Care Act Outreach, Education & Enrollment Project

Vietnamese Women’s Health Project

We provides breast and cervical cancer education, outreach, and patient navigation and interpretation support for screenings. Each month, through a partnership with Cooper Hospital in New Jersey, we host screening days for Vietnamese immigrant and refugee women. Our staff also do health workshops in the community! 

Vietnamese Elder Wellness Project

We provides monthly elder chronic disease management workshops and engages our elders in important socio-cultural activities which lessen isolation and increases community participation. Examples of our workshops have included the following:

  • Elder Barrel Workshops
  • Prostate Cancer Education
  • Smoking Cessation 

Vietnamese Women’s Health Project

Our newest project in both New Jersey and Philadelphia which facilitates outreach, education and enrollment to ensure that our community members have adequate knowledge regarding their health access options and apply for coverage accordingly.

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