#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/18: National Minority Health Month!


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Minorities often deal with lots of obstacles that prevent them from getting the best healthcare possible. Language, cultural stigmas, lack of access and information, and segregation are just some big issues facing minorities.

Having “good” health is a big factor in people excelling in their quality of life. Health factors into education, employment, and long-term success.

tweetchat minority health monthFor National Minority Health Month in April, let’s use #SaludTues at 1 p.m. EST April 18, 2017, to tweet about Latino health issues and solutions.

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “National Minority Health Month!”
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. EST (Noon-1 p.m. CST), Tuesday, April 11, 2017
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: The U.S. Office of Minority Health (@MinorityHealth), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (@NIMHD), & Jefferson Dental (@JeffersonCares)

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help promote minority health!

See our full Tweetchat schedule.

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat on Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio and its Salud America! obesity prevention program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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