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Center for Hispanic Leadership to Launch First-Ever Preventive Care Online Educational Portal for U.S. Hispanics on December 2nd
Date:11/8/2013

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013

On the heels of United States healthcare reform, Hispanics are in search of solutions to live healthier and longer lives knowing that they are susceptible to chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. In an effort to overcome these concerns and the growing tension points that exist between Hispanics and the medical community, there is a need to develop a culturally-relevant communications platform to advance clinical care, research, prevention, education, mental health, financial well-being, nutrition, fitness and outreach to the Latino community. HealthyHispanicLiving.com will be launched on December 2nd during the Center for Hispanic Leadership’s forum, Strengthening the Hispanic Pipeline in Healthcare and Biomedical Fields in Duarte, California.

As the numbers of Hispanics continue to increase, there is a clear need for Hispanic leaders and role models in all industries, but particularly in healthcare for two major reasons: 1) professional healthcare is not necessarily something Hispanics were raised with or see the value in, and therefore they may not seek it out; and 2) the urgency is greater in this industry because the lack of research and outreach to the community directly affects their health and well-being. “Our goal is activate a sustainable two-way conversation by elevating the voices of Hispanic leaders that hold the community at large accountable to learn and become their own self advocates,” explains

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