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AAHP Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2016)

In fiscal year 2016, the African American Health Program (AAHP) continued to fulfill its mission to improve health access and awareness to African Americans in Montgomery County, with the strategic objective of eliminating health disparities. Program efforts involved raising awareness about health and health disparities; incorporating relevant health concerns into exisiting programs and services; monitoring health status data; and developing, implementing and evaluating strategies to address health issues.

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AAHP Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2015)

The African American Health Program (AAHP) continues on its mission to eliminate health disparities among African American and persons of African descent in Montgomery County, MD. Guided by that commitment, in Fiscal Year 2015, AAHP produced and managed numerous health-related events and activities that engaged the community towards living healthier lives. We focused on identifying, developing  and implementing the most effective prevention strategies and determined that our efforts successfully addressed all levels of the prevention spectrum--from providing health education to helping individuals manage their health conditions.

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AAHP Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2014)

The African American Health Program (AAHP), now in its 15th year, continues to evolve with each new year. In fiscal year 2014, the program employed more pragmatic approaches and strategies to address health disparities among African Americans and people of African descent in Montgomery County. In doing so, we experienced a lot of “firsts” this year. In addition to program-level improvements such as our redesigned website, monthly e-newsletter, and social media sites, AAHP's units boasted a number of new activities.

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AAHP Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2013)

During fiscal year 2013, AAHP continued to address health disparities in Montgomery County through outreach, education, referrals, and events. Looking back at this year, we are reminded of the importance of prevention. Improving quality of life for African Americans and people of African descent hinges upon the education of individuals, communities, and organizations. AAHP aims to empower and partner with others to prevent not only health disparities but also specific health conditions.

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