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Oral Health Disparity Reduction for Minorities Workgroup
Goal - To increase access to dental care for racial and ethnic minorities; to raise awareness among
minority patients and their medical professionals regarding the importance of oral health for total
health and to incorporate preventive steps targeted at diseases with systemic connections to oral
health for which racial and ethnic disparities exist.
Leader - Carrie Nero, Pinellas County
Oral health strategies from the SOHIP plan have been integrated into the strategic plan for minority health.
Workgroup is forming.
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Facilitated by a Federal Health Resources and Services Administration
(HRSA) State Oral Health Collaborative Systems (SOHCS) grant (H47MCO1953-02-01)
for 2003-2007 and HRSA Targeted Oral Health Collaborative Services Systems (TOHSS)
grant (H47MC08651-01-00) for 2007-2011.
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