Health Disparity Reduction & Minority Health. Audrea Woodruff Acting Section Manager. History and Organizational Structure. In 1988, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) was established by executive order to serve as the coordinating body for minority health issues in the State of Michigan.
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Health Disparity Reduction & Minority Health
Acting Section Manager
In 1988, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) was established by executive order to serve as the coordinating body for minority health issues in the State of Michigan.
The OMH served five populations of color.
2.) Hispanics and Latinos
3.) American Indians and Alaskan Natives
4.) Asians and Pacific Islanders
5.) Arab Ancestry
Poor conditions lead to poorer health. An unhealthy environment and unhealthy behaviors have direct harmful effects, but the worries and insecurities of daily life and the lack of supportive environments also have an influence.
Preventive Block Grant$430,000
Healthy Michigan Fund $900,000
National OMH Grant $150,000
The program continues to Build Partnerships by:
“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are”