The Office of Minority Health addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. Their website includes resources on the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations including those related to policy, data collection, capacity building, cultural competency and funding for minority populations.
The Oklahoma City Area IHS serves the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, and parts of Texas. The area consists of eight different Service Units, and Oklahoma alone is home to over 39 Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is a federal agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services that helps to provide healthcare and health services to American Indians and Alaskan Natives throughout the United States. The goal of the IHS is to raise the health status of these groups to the highest possible level.
Healthy People is a federal initiative that sets dozens of ambitious but achievable goals for the nation’s health every decade. Overarching goals of this effort includes the identification and elimination of health disparities and the promotion of healthy development and healthy living across all stages of the lifespan.
This website is an open-source collection of data on the LGBT population and also information on measures and other research tips on collecting additional data on this sub-population. The website is organized into sections dedicated to data sources, knowledge, measures, sampling, and recommendations.