Press Release Houston, Texas Fall 2001
The Office of
Minority Health has approved a proposal submitted by the Alliance
for Multicultural Community Health Services (Houston) in cooperation
with InFOCUS and the Houston International Health Foundation. In
keeping with the goals of Healthy People 2010, this project aims
to bring affordable eye care as well as diabetes prevention and
treatment services to medically underserved children and adults.
help its program partners establish 3 Vision Stations in Southwest
Houston. Vision care and diabetes prevention services will be offered
at the Alliance offices in Houstonís Gulfton area, and at 2 clinics
operated by the Houston International Health Foundation.
interpretive health department will translate health education and
training materials into languages appropriate for the multicultural
community to be served.
We welcome this
opportunity to establish Vision Stations serving refugees and immigrants
throughout the Houston area and low-income families in Southwest