Asian American Health Initiative
This program does not provide direct services so there is no application process.
1. Where can I find out more information about AAHI and upcoming projects or events in the community?
AAHI’s multilingual website, is a valuable tool for County resources, Asian American health information, and the latest news and publications from AAHI. Available in Chinese, Hindi, Korean, and Vietnamese, each language page is culturally tailored to the needs of individual communities. The website also includes links to AAHI’s social media platforms and an event calendar.
2. My organization is interested in partnering with AAHI on a future community event, whom may I contact?
AAHI has long-standing partnerships with many community- and faith-based organizations. With these organizations, AAHI plans health events and participates in cultural festivities. If you are interested in partnering with AAHI or would like for AAHI to visit your community, please contact AAHI staff at the AAHI website.
3. Does AAHI have health educational materials that I can share with my community?
AAHI has created culturally and linguistically tailored health education materials for the Asian American community. These materials are available in English, Chinese, Korean,
Vietnamese and Hindi. You can download these materials for free on the AAHI website.
4. What is the AAHI Health Promoters Program?
Similar to Community Health Workers, Health Promoters are a group of bilingual and bicultural volunteers who assist AAHI staff in identifying community partners, developing cultural awareness, and providing language assistance during outreach events. AAHI seeks community-oriented, enthusiastic, and caring people to promote health and wellness in the Asian American community. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For more information, please visit the AAHI website.
5. What is the AAHI’s Patient Navigators Program?
Through the Patient Navigators Program, trained Asian American medical interpreters may provide translation services at community clinic sites as well as assist with navigation of health care access over the telephone hotline to eligible residents. To speak to an information specialist in Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian languages, please call: 301-760-4993 (local).
6. Where can I find more information about internship opportunities with AAHI?
AAHI seeks interns during the summer, fall, and spring semesters. Interns have a multifaceted opportunity to assist staff with research, develop educational materials, and implement outreach programs. Interns gain hands-on experience in the areas of public and community health. If you are a current student or recent graduate interested in a meaningful internship at AAHI, visit the AAHI website. for details and to download an application form.