Although many Filipino-Americans understand English very well, Kalusugan Coalition, Inc. with the support of NYU CSAAH (Center for the Study of Asian-American Health) through the REACH FAR PROJECT, have adapted this poster into Tagalog to show that high blood pressure is also a concern in the Filipino community.


NYU CSAAH, Kalusugan Coalition and CDC meeting held at Payag restaurant in Woodside, N.Y. on June 26, 2015. In photo are Rachel Avendula (PAYAG), Tristan Vizconde (KC), Mary Joy Garcia-Dia (KC), May Mayor (KC), Cathy Choy (NYU), Shilpa Patel (NYU), Luis Pedron (KC), Catlin Rideout (NYU), Lily Ann Divino (KC), Janelle Gardner (CDC) and Nadia Islam (NYU).

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — Pediatric Primary Care at Children’s Specialized Hospital has become the first pediatric practice in New Jersey to receive a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the most widely adopted model for recognizing PCMH standards.


It is a bright Monday morning and a lithe young Filipino lady in blue scrubs threads her way in big purposeful steps toward the door just ahead.


Lawrence Bongon (right) with the Filipino Reporter’s Manny Caballero.  (Filipino Reporter photos by Manny Caballero)

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