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Hmong Related Sources on the Internet

  • Hmong Health Website:
    http://www.hmonghealth.org/ The goal of HmongHealth.org and the Hmong Health Education Network is to provide access to health information for Hmong people and those who provide health, education and social services to the Hmong community. The website is managed by the Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association (WAHMA), with funding for the Hmong Health Education Network from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The project is guided by the Hmong Health Steering Committee. This comprehensive website posts original content and links to outside sources of bilingual health information (Hmong and English). Categories of dozens of health conditions and topics include family health, healthy living, traditional healing, talking with health providers, and more.  Link to the Hmong Family Health Guide.
  • Queensland Health Community Health Profile — Hmong:
    http://www.health.qld.gov.au/multicultural/health_workers/Hmong2011.pdf
    This profile provides an overview of some of the cultural and health issues of concern to Hmong who live in Queensland, Australia. This description may not apply to all Hmong as individual experiences may vary. The profile can, however, be used a pointer to some of the issues that may concern a Hmong client.
  • Hmong Cultural Center Website:
    http://www.hmongcc.org/
    The Hmong Cultural Center is the most comprehensive Hmong Studies academic collection of scholarship in the entire United States. The work of the Hmong Resource Center is to provide information to Hmong and non-Hmong for the purpose of promoting positive race relations, human rights, multicultural education, information about cross-cultural health and medicine, teacher education, family literacy education and community-based research. The Hmong Resource Center is fairly unique in that it is a Hmong community organization-controlled collection with both a community and a scholarly focus. The HCC Resource Center contains books, academic articles, and newspaper articles related to Hmong people and the Hmong experience in Minneapolis-St. Paul and across the world. The website offers some of this collection online and links to other sources of information on the Internet, striving to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of Hmong-related links.
  • The Hmong Studies Resource Center Website:
    http://www.hmongstudies.org/
    This website is the home of the Hmong Studies Journal, the only peer reviewed academic journal with a focus on Hmong Studies. This website is also a source of comprehensive bibliographic information about studies of Hmong history, culture, and adaptation in diasporic communities around the world. The site also includes detailed Hmong, Lao, Cambodian, and Vietnamese census data from the U.S. Census as well as bibliographies.
  • The Hmong Studies Journal:
    http://www.hmongstudies.org/HmongStudiesJournal
    The Hmong Studies Journal is a unique and established peer-reviewed Internet-based academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and around the world. The Hmong Studies Journal has published 7 online volumes since 1996. The Hmong Studies Journal is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal in the world devoted to academic studies related to the Hmong diaspora and Hmong culture and history.
  • WWW Hmong Homepage:
    http://www.hmongnet.org/
    The WWW Hmong Homepage is a volunteer effort since 1994 bringing together a collection the Internet-based resources related to Hmong news and current-events, issues, history, publications, and culture. The WWW Hmong Homepage serves as a gathering place for references to Internet resources and is aimed at anyone seeking more information about the Hmong people. The WWW Hmong Homepage is intended to provide not only basic background and historical information about Hmong people, but also extensive references to on-going research projects, current events, and issues pertaining to Hmong history, resettlement, and repatriation.
  • Hmong National Development, Inc. Website:
    http://www.hndinc.org/
    Hmong National Development, Inc. (HND) is a national, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization whose mission is to build capacity, develop leadership and empower the Hmong American community. HND envisions a vibrant Hmong American community leading in educational achievement, economic development, civic and cultural engagement and social justice. HND works with local and national organizations, public and private entities, and individuals to promote educational opportunities, to increase community capacity, and to develop resources for the well-being, growth, and full participation of Hmong in society. The HND website offers current news affecting the Hmong community, a calendar of the latest Hmong community events happening around the country, a bi-weekly e-newsletter with information such as policy issues and scholarship/internship announcements.  
  • SPIRAL Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages
    http://spiral.tufts.edu/hmong_index.html
    SPIRAL is a joint initiative of the Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library and the South Cove Community Health Center. SPIRAL provides access to consumer health information in the following Asian languages: Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese. It also contains links to a variety of Asian and Pacific Islander health resources.
  • Cancer Awareness 101 Power Point Presentation - Hmong:
    http://www.aancart.org/apicem/index.htm (select Hmong language)
    Cancer Awareness 101 is a two-hour power point presentation regarding cancer in general and on the most common types of cancers in Hmong in the US. The most common cancer in Hmong are nasopharynx, stomach, liver, larynx, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical cancer and leukemia. This presentation is accessible through the Asian and Pacific Islander Cancer Education Material (APICEM) Web portal. This catalog of information about cancer is made possible by cooperation from The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART). ACS and AANCART have developed this Web tool to permit cancer education materials in Asian and Pacific Islander language to be electronically retrievable from participating organizations.