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.
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.