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Mission/Goals

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Mission

To promote health and prevent disease with populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss through community-based participatory research (CBPR).

Goals

  • To eliminate health disparities in populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss.
  • To unite the RPRC:NCDHR, its partners and partner communities through enduring collaborative relationships.
  • To establish a rich, generalizable evidence base regarding health risks, determinants of health, and effective health promotion interventions in populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss and assure its dissemination.
  • To establish the RPRC:NCDHR as a leading health research organization.