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Listings of African American health web sites and organizations
Black Health - Black AIDS Institute
Black AIDS Institute
This black health organization was the first HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities amongst African Americans.
Black Health - CAAH
Center For African American Health (CAAH)
This Denver-based black health organization reduces the serious health disparities that affect African Americans.
Black Health - NAATEN
National African American Tobacco Education Network (NAATEN)
This black health organization is a collaborative effort to educate African Americans about the harmful effects of tobacco.

African Americans and Alzheimer’s Disease
As this site explains, African Americans may be more susceptible to the grips of Alzheimer’s disease. Check out this site to learn more.

African American Breastfeeding Alliance
AABA’s purpose is to educate African American women and families about the important maternal and infant benefits of breastfeeding.

African American Community Health Advisory Committee
The African American Community Health Advisory Committee, comprised of residents of San Mateo County, is dedicated to addressing issues impacting our community's health.

African American Health
A website dedicated to everything having to do with African American health, from exercise and fitness to food and nutrition, and everything in between.

African American Health Coalition, Inc
The goal AFAHC is to build a network of persons committed to improving the health of African Americans

African American Health Programs
The African American Health Program is committed to eliminating health disparities and improving the number and quality of years of life for African Americans in Montgomery County, Maryland.

African American Health Issues
This wisdom filled website speaks on issues that plague many Blacks. Some of these issues include AIDS and domestic violence, plus many more.

The African American Health Network
The African American Health Network seeks to decrease the health disparities that ravish the African American community by providing practical, yet powerful informational tools.

American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
The American Sickle Cell Anemia Association (ASCAA) is an organization that provides quality and comprehensive services.

African American Therapists
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Here you can find an African American therapist to help you with your mental health needs.

The Association of Black Psychologists
This association seeks to organize their skills and abilities to influence necessary change and address significant problems facing black communities.

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
This association focuses on issues such as health care access, elimination of health disparities, and cultural competency in the health care setting.

Black AIDS Institute
The Black AIDS Institute is the first Black HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities by mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront the epidemic in their communities.

Black Biomedical Research Movement
This movement was formed for the purpose of eliminating our nation’s severe health disparity and increasing the pool of minority researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Black Coalition on AIDS
The mission of BCA is to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and eliminate health disparities in the Black community.

Black Women’s Health Imperative
The mission of this imperative is to promote optimum health for Black Women across the life span – physically mentally and spiritually.

California Black Women’s Health Project
This group focuses on empowering Black women to take personal responsibility for our own health and to advocate for changes in policies that adversely affect their health status.

Center for African American Health
The Center is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the African American community.

Center for Black Women’s Wellness
CBWW is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness.

Cross Cultural Health Care Program
One of the goals of this program is to collaborate with ethnic communities to gain full participation in the health care system. The site provides information into the program.

Dr. Carolle’s Wellness Center for Midlife Women
Dr. Carolle is a holistic, board certified gynecologist and menopause and this website offers her services, along with important information regarding midlife issues.

Full Circle Health
FCH has the unique ability to bridge the divide between psychological, sociological, biological and spiritual health at the individual or institutional level.

Grand Rapids African American Health Institute
GRAAHI’s mission is “To promote health care parity in the Grand Rapids African American community through advocacy, education and research to achieve positive health outcomes.”

Journey to Wellness
This mission here is to provide health care information that engages minority consumers and influences health behaviors.

Mahogany Baby
Mahogany Baby is also a magazine. This site provides moms and dads a wealth of information important to know about issues that may affect you and your children.

National African American Tobacco Education Network
The National African American Tobacco Education Network (NAATEN) is a collaborative of national, state and community based organizations serving the African American/Black community.

National Black Nurses Association
NBNA mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to "investigate, define and determine what the health care needs of African Americans are.

Portland African American Health Coalition
The AAHC promotes wellness for African Americans who live in Portland, Oregon. Their vision is to be the healthiest African American community in the nation.

Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues
The Society’s mission includes initiating and assisting in the improvement, development, maintenance and utilization of appropriate databases for the understanding of health problems and needs of African American communities.

What Is Black Health?
Black health is a term that refers to health issues that affect African Americans. Because there so are many health conditions that plague the black community, it's extremely necessary for various educational initiatives to exist. For instance, African Americans die at a much more alarming rates from HIV, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and even lupus - compared to their white counterparts.

How Many Black Health Organizations Exist?
Hundreds of Black health organizations exist throughout the country. Many aim to assist African Americans in local cities, but there are several national organizations as well. Most black health organizations are funded by grants and even by private donations.

Is There Such Thing As A Black Health Crisis?
Absolutely. There is a black health crisis that many African Americans face everyday. This is partly because of miseducation or the non-existence of health education in urban communities. Many African Americans are born into bad habits, and neighborhoods that do not offer healthy lifestyles.