Alcohol Awareness Month

Update : April 11, 2018 As spring swings into gear, pivotal moments in adolescent life come into view: prom, graduation and maybe even a college acceptance letter. It’s a time to celebrate past success and new opportunities, to try new things and let loose. However, for many teens, “letting loose” to celebrate these rites of passage have become synonymous with … Read More

Hepatitis B Foundation Applauds FDA Approval of New Hepatitis B Vaccine

Updated Nov 10, 2017 Hepatitis B Foundation Applauds FDA Approval of New Hepatitis B Vaccine FDA Approved HEPLISAV-B, the First New Hepatitis B Vaccine in More than 25 Years DOYLESTOWN, PA (November 10, 2017): Today on World Immunization Day, the Hepatitis B Foundation applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of HEPLISAV-B™, the first new hepatitis B vaccine in … Read More

MAHA Accomplishments July 2016 – June 2017

Updated Nov 9, 2017 • Opened the first non-profit mental health clinic in Chicago Chinatown and provided mental health counselling to 370 patients • Provided Affordable Care Act/Navigator services to 8,601 Asian clients in Chicago, and 1,070 in Michigan. 1,503 individuals in Chicago and 943 in Michigan were assisted with enrollment for Medicaid and Marketplace insurance • Provide substance abuse … Read More

CDC Progress Report on Hepatitis Elimination

Updated Oct 31,2017 CDC National Progress Report on Hepatitis Elimination Reveals Rise in Acute HBV Infections and Low Birth Dose Vaccination Rates in the U.S. October 27, 2017 – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their national progress report on viral hepatitis elimination in the United States measuring progress towards achieving 2020 goals. The report reveals … Read More

Midwest Asian Health Association ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA

Updated on October 2, 2017 Oct. 1, 2017 Dear Supporters: On November 18th (Saturday) 2017, the Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) will host its 7th annual benefit at 6pm-8:30pm at Furama Restaurant, 2828 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago. The theme is “Breaking Barriers to Good Health”. This year, MAHA aims to break down the barriers in our communities that prevent medically … Read More

MAHA’s Asian Comprehensive Breast Cancer Education and Support Program Press Release

Updated on September 26, 2017   Media Advisory     November 15th, 2016  MAHA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         Email: (312) 225-8659   Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is pleased to initiate an Asian Breast Cancer Education and Support Program targeting the Asian women who are low income with language and cultural barriers to health information and breast screening and follow up care. This initiative is supported by funds from the American Association of Retired People … Read More

Understanding Mental Health and Suicide Issues

Updated on July 12, 2017 Understanding Suicide Issues Based on American Psychological Association’s 2007 report, suicide was the second leading cause of death for Asian-Americans aged 15-34. In a survey targeted towards Asian-Americans college students, it was found that they were more likely than other racial groups to have had suicidal thoughts and to attempt suicide. Among all Asian-Americans, young … Read More

Oliver Visited MAHA

Updated on July 10, 2017 We were very happy to have Oliver come and visit us here at Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)!!! Please click here to see our Community Health Programs and Hep B Programs. Please see Oliver and our team photos below: