June 17, 2024

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ACU Columns

In each issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, ACU contributes an invited column on some aspect of health care for the underserved. ACU members and subscribers to the Journal can read these columns online. Others can download a PDF version of each article using the links provided. In a Neighborhood Near You: How Community Health Workers Help People Obtain Health Insurance and Primary Care* (PDF) Debi Lang, MS, Linda J. Cragin, MS, Deborah Raymond, CHW, Sue Kane, … [Read more...]

Chronic Disease Prevention

  New! ACU Members Take on Obesity Challenge.  See more news on obesity here, including the May 2012 IOM report Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation and learn ACU members are doing.   ACU's 2012 Prevention Calendar Offers four simple messages for a healthier lifestyle in English and Spanish. Members receive a free copy via mail. The calendar is also free to download and print. Actual size: 12" x 18". Walk daily. Camine diario. Drink … [Read more...]

Partners and Coalitions

ACU works with a number of partnerships and organizations to strengthen its mission of improving the health of America’s underserved populations in addition to enhancing the development and support of the health care clinicians serving these unique populations. Coalition for Health Funding is the oldest and largest nonprofit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investments in the best interest of all Americans. The Coalition represent more than 100 million patients and … [Read more...]