Emergency Preparedness for the Hispanic Community Presentation to the IOM

Emergency and Health Preparedness Strategies to Reach the Hispanic Population

Presentation to the Institute of Medicine
October 30, 2009
Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
President and CEO
National Hispanic Medical Association
Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, The National Hispanic Medical Association is a 501c6 nonprofit membership and advocacy association, representing the interests of Hispanic physicians in the U.S. The NHMA’s mission is to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved.
I applaud the work done to develop our National Health Care Security Strategy, especially, in this era, with the global health community having a heightened awareness of the potential pandemic threats lurking in our midst.

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