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Celebrating National Minority Health Month 2019

, by CRCHD Staff

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and its Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) are among the many organizations nationwide that recognize National Minority Health Month (NMHM) every April.

"Active & Healthy" is the theme for NMHM 2019. The goal is to encourage the public to incorporate physical activity into their regular routine. Making physical activity part of one’s way of life reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases, particularly for racial and ethnic populations.

Check back for updates on this page throughout the course of NMHM 2019!

Related Resources

HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) National Minority Health Month Website

Sign up for the Active & Healthy Challenge, co-sponsored by OMH and the Louisiana Department of Health.

Subscribe to OMH email updates

Social Media

Follow along and contribute to the NMHM conversation on social media using hashtags #NMHM19 and #ActiveandHealthy

Make sure to follow CRCHD on Twitter: @NCICRCHD

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