The AAPI Nexus journal, published by the University of California Los Angeles Asian American Studies Center, has released its latest issue, “Forging the Future: The Role of New Research, Data, and Policies for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.” The issue highlights ways to improve education, healthcare and housing for traditionally underrepresented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The articles in this issue that are focused on health data include:
Ninez A. Ponce: What a Difference a Data Set and Advocacy Make for AAPI Health
Rosy Chang Weir, Stacy Lavilla, Winston Tseng, Luella J. Penserga, Hui Song, Sherry M. Hirota, Jeffery B. Caballero, and Won Kim Cook: Limited English Proficiency as a Critical Component of the Department of Health and Human Services Proposed Rule for Medically Underserved Areas
Beverly J. Gor and Lovell A. Jones: Collection of Local Asian American Health Data Closes Health Disparity Gaps
Shao-Chee Sim: Childhood Obesity in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities – Critical Data Needs and Research Priorities
Winston Tseng, Priscilla Huang, and Won Kim Cook: Strategic Data and Research Opportunities on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Shawn Malia Kana’iaupuni: Lots of Aloha, Little Data – Data and Research on Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
Sela V. Panapasa, Kamana’opono M. Crabbe, and Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula: Efficacy of Federal Data – Revised Office of Management and Budget Standard for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders Examined
Maile Taualii, Joey Quenga, Raynard Samoa, Salim Samanani, and Doug Dover: Liberating Data – Accessing Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Data from National Data Sets
The entire issue is available as an open access publication.