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Illinois State NAACP Health Committee

Our Mission

Our Mission
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The primary focus of our health committee is advocating to improve the overall health of African Americans and other people of color, and improving access to quality health care.


The health committee addresses health issues that affect African Americans and people of color by calling attention to specific health problems, risk factors and potential treatments.


African Americans & Obesity: Listen Online


Colon Cancer: American Cancer Society

Diabetes: The Facts

Here's to Your Heart!

High Blood Pressure: Watch the video


Surgeon General's Report on Mental Illness

The Facts About YOU and Cigarette Smoking

For any questions about information on our site, feel free to e-mail us.

Click to email: Illinois NAACP Health