Last year’s ‘Reducing Cancer among Women of Color’ App Challenge aimed to address health disparities head on. We’re happy to announce the winner of the challenge, which helps underserved and minority women take control of their health.
April is National Minority Health Month and HHS is holding two Twitter Chats to mark the occasion. The events will raise awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities.
A key component of the Digital Government Strategy asked federal agencies to be more customer-centric in our development of websites and use of technology. Once again, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is leading the charge with Million Hearts™ and new Spanish language material.
Each year, more than 300,000 new cases of breast, cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer are diagnosed in the United States. A disproportionate percentage of these cases affect minority and underserved women. To help fight this problem HHS has launched the “Reducing Cancer among Women of Color” App Challenge.