Congressional Briefings

NHMA coordinates Congressional Briefings on Capitol Hill (or virtual) for the purpose to educate staff and national advocates on current policies' impact on the health of the Hispanic community in the U.S. NHMA President & CEO is available for advocacy as well as NHMA endorsement and discussion about key healthcare policies that increase health equity.

July 27, 2022 - Achieving Health Equity for Hispanic Populations: Lessons Learned - COVID-19 and Severe Asthmas



July 29, 2021 - Health Equity for America's Families, Infrastructure, and Investments


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July 20, 2020 - HHS Response to COVID-19 Efforts for Latinos with Heart and Lung Disease
NHMA hosted a virtual Congressional briefing exploring how the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) responded to the COVID-19, with a focus on the Hispanic population with heart and lung disease. Surgeon General Adams discussed what the federal government is doing to help the most vulnerable population. Dr. Gladys Velarde from the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, discussed how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the Hispanic population, especially those with cardiovascular disease.

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