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State invests $500,000 in first Latino center for health in WA

Critical funds to be used to advance research and improve health practices

There is a scarcity of bilingual and bicultural providers to meet the health needs of the Latino population. They often experience multiple chronic diseases and stressors which further complicate their health. Latinos account for 12% of the overall population in Washington State yet lack access to health services that meet their unique needs.

Contact Information | Latino Center for Health | ginoa@uw.edu | lsm2010@uw.edu | 206-616-9365