Health and Wellness

Importance

Latinas are among the highest rates of uninsured in the United States. Combined with issues concerning lack of culturally appropriate care, preventative care and participation in clinical trials, as well as certain high disease rates, these are urgent topics for our community.

Efforts Include

  • Support for Congressional intervention and federal funding to help communities in Flint, MI, affected by the water crisis.

  • Support for social media campaign to engage Latinas to participate in clinical trials through the I’m In Campaign.

  • Amici to two Supreme Court briefs filed on behalf of women’s organizations in the Zubik v. Burwell case

  • Support Research for All Act, to expand research opportunities for minority communities.

  • Continuing social media efforts to get Latinos covered under the Affordable Care Act.

  • MANA is a Member with LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's coalition.

  • MANA is a Coalition Member with the MS Minority Research Engagement efforts. 

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