Depending on their country of origin, 5-15% of API immigrants have chronic hepatitis B. In some Pacific Rim countries, as many as 10-20% of the population are chronically infected.
Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) is a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for marginalized communities with special focus on Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in the Bay Area.
We pride ourselves on:
- Our 20-year history
- Increasing well-being, health equality, and community engagement
- Connecting individuals and families to culturally sensitive behavioral health, youth development and wellness service
- Advocating for reducing health disparities and promoting ethnic leadership in low-income, underserved and new immigrant communities
- Having a staff that speaks 20 API languages and dialects, as well as Spanish