Wisconsin Minority Health Resources
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general public. The Department of Health Services does not
testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on
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Safety Net Providers in Wisconsin Online Resources
by Population Group (PDF, 83 KB)
Safety Net Providers in Wisconsin: A list of low-cost or free clinics in Wisconsin by specialty.
(PDF, 75 KB)
HIV testing in pregnancy: the perspective of minority
(PDF, 408 KB)
Read the results of this survey, conducted in Milwaukee as part
of a partnership initiative with the Affirmative Action Committee, the AIDS/HIV
program and the Minority Health Program with cooperation from Planned Parenthood of
Wisconsin, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, and Milwaukee Health
(March 23, 2010)
This page provides links to a wide variety of health statistics and health care information
from the Department of Health Services.
on Health Statistics
Reports and fact sheets draw upon a variety of data sources.
Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) is a representative, statewide telephone
survey of Wisconsin household residents aged 18 and older.
Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Compliance
The Department of Health Services Affirmative Action/Civil
Rights Compliance Office works with the Department's contractors and vendors to
ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and departmental
policies and procedures prohibiting discrimination in service delivery. The
Office develops and administers the Department's Civil Rights Compliance
Plan for contractors/vendors to comply with their federal Title VI
responsibilities. The Office also investigates discrimination complaints.
Tribal Affairs Unit, Office of Policy Initiatives and Budget, DHS
The major function of the Tribal Affairs Unit is to assist in the
effort to maintain an effective government-to-government relationship with
Wisconsin tribes. Tribal governments are distinct, independent political
communities qualified to exercise powers of self-government, not by virtue
of any delegation of powers, but rather by reason of their original tribal
State-Tribal Consultation Initiative
In 2004, Governor Doyle issued Executive Order #39, recognizing the
government-to-government relationship between the state and tribal
governments and requiring strengthening of the working relationship between
the two governments.
NAHEC Dimensions of Diversity blog
The Northern Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (NAHEC) has created a
blog that is designed to be a place on the Web to post information about
diversity training and other cultural competency information.
Census Special Tabulation of Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
Information from Census 2000 - Wisconsin
Wisconsin Coalition for Linguistic Access to Health Care
The Wisconsin Coalition for Linguistic Access to Health Care is a statewide
coalition formed in the summer of 2003 in response to Wisconsin's growing
demand for medical interpreting. Its members include medical interpreters,
educators, health care providers, advocates and others dedicated to
improving access to culturally competent professional health care
interpreter services in Wisconsin.
If you have any comments about this page or suggestions for improving it,
please write to: Ruth DeWeese.
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Last Revised: May 10, 2012