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Welcome to Reducing Health Disparities in Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations. The purpose of this section is to improve clinical outcomes among AAPI populations.

Please note that within AAPI populations there is great variation in disease patterns, communication styles, beliefs, and health practices. Each patient is a unique individual.
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