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National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) 
Locate information on health disparities, research, funding opportunities and much more from NIMHD.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS): Community Outreach Initiative
"The NIAMS created an electronic toolkit (e-toolkit) of resources to help you and your organization distribute the health planners in your communities” including information in multiple languages.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS):Multicultural Outreach News
"The NIAMS Multicultural Outreach News is an online digest for those interested in information and resources for multicultural communities on diseases and conditions of the bones, joints, muscles and skin. They [we] encourage further dissemination of this resource".

National Cancer Institute (NCI): Cancer Health Disparities
"NCI supports research to identify and understand the factors that contribute to disparities. NCI also funds studies to develop and disseminate culturally appropriate interventions".

National Institutes of Health (NIH): Institutes, Centers and Offices
NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems. See the complete listing of NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices.

National Eye Institute (NEI): National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)
NEI established NEHEP to increase awareness among healthcare professionals and the public of scientifically based health information that can be applied to preserving sight and preventing blindness.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): About Health Disparities 
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is addressing these health disparities through its multicultural education resources to support heart health interventions in these ethnically diverse groups. This Web site provides resources to help you initiate and expand a heart health program to support the needs of your community.

National Institute on Aging (NIA): Office of Special Populations
NIA conducts research on minority aging and health disparities. Locate the NIA Health Disparities Objectives, Research Framework and more.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) :Special Populations & Co-occurring Disorders
NIAAA provides information on special populations who are at risk from drinking alcohol such as the elderly, ethnic and racial populations and college-aged adults.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID):Role in Minority Health
Locate information on health disparities, NIAID's Strategic Plan for Health Disparities and more.

Notice of NIH's Interest in Diversity (NIH)
The purpose of this notice is to provide an updated diversity statement that describes NIH's interest in the diversity of the NIH-funded workforce. This diversity statement was informed by a literature review, the reports and deliberations of several internal NIH committees, as well as input from Institute and Center officials, program staff and external stakeholders.