Wisconsin Minority Health
The Wisconsin Minority Health Leadership Council was established in
spring 2007 by the Department of Health Services. It serves as an advisory
board to Minority Health Program. The Council has 15 members representing the
diverse minority population groups in Wisconsin. This page includes the Council's
vision, mission, and goals, as well as links to Council bylaws (PDF,
and information about Council meetings.
The Wisconsin Minority Health Leadership Council (WMHLC) is a leading
authority on understanding and communicating the health needs of racial and
ethnic minority populations in Wisconsin.
The mission of the Wisconsin Minority Health Leadership Council (WMHLC)
is to advocate for the elimination of health disparities and give a voice to
health issues affecting racial and ethnic minority populations in Wisconsin.
The WMHLC will:
- Advise and educate the Department of Health Services (DHS)
Secretary, the Division of Public Health (DPH) Administrator, the Governor,
the legislature, and the public on ways to improve the overall health and
well-being of racial and ethnic minority populations in Wisconsin.
- Provide input regarding the development of strategies, goals, and
program activities for the Wisconsin Minority Health Program.
If you have any comments about this page or suggestions for improving it,
please write to: Ruth DeWeese.
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February 03, 2014