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Government Resources: Health, Disability, Safety, Nutrition and Fitness: African American Health

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

 

Vision

The NIMHD envisions an America in which all populations will have an equal opportunity to live long, healthy and productive lives.

Mission

The mission of NIMHD is to lead scientific research to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities. To accomplish this, NIMHD:       

  • Plans, reviews, coordinates, and evaluates all minority health and health disparities research and activities of the National Institutes of Health
  • Conducts and supports research in minority health and health disparities
  • Promotes and supports the training of a diverse research workforce
  • Translates and disseminates research information
  • Fosters innovative collaborations and partnerships

Source: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

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