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NIH Public Bulletin – April 2012

NIH Minority Health Promotion Day Celebrates National Minority Health Month

When: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Where: NIH Campus, Clinical Center South Lobby and Masur Auditorium, Bethesda, MD
Institute: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

NIH institutes and centers, federal agencies, and NIH grantees have undertaken a variety of projects to improve minority health. On April 19, you can learn about some of these projects through several NIMHD-sponsored events and activities during NIH Minority Health Promotion Day.

Informational posters and exhibits will be on display throughout the day on the NIH campus in the Clinical Center South Lobby. The day's events will culminate in the afternoon with a forum in Masur Auditorium focusing on the social determinants of health and the work of federal agencies to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities. Featured agencies include the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of State, the Department of Justice, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Next Steps

You can find updates about NIH Minority Health Promotion Day at www.nimhd.nih.gov. To get information about visiting NIH, including maps and directions, go to www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm.

This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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