Pacific Islander Women's Health

UPIHC is committed to supporting the health of our Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander women through education, advocacy, and improving birth outcomes for mothers.

CURRENT PROGRAMS

Embrace Project Study

In partnership with the Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities, and University of Utah’s Wellness Bus, the study focuses on improving the health and wellbeing of racial and ethnic minority women (with Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders focus) across Utah's Wasatch Front.

This 9-month long program includes free services such as biometric screenings, dietician appointments, and mental health group sessions for participants.

Interested in the program?

Our program is currently in progress and will conclude in the summer, if you are interested in joining the next cohort, please contact our program manager Tima at embrace@upihc.org

RESOURCES

Baby Your Baby

A public resource to answer pregnancy related questions and locate services.

Phone 1(800) 826-9662

http://www.babyyourbaby.org


MotherToBaby

A service to answer questions about pregnancy and breastfeeding safety.

Phone 1(800) 822-2229

Text 1(855) 999-3525

Email expertinfo@mothertobaby.org

Social media for MotherToBaby include:

Maternal Mental Health Referral Network

Locate Mental Health Care Providers specializing in perinatal mental health.

http://maternalmentalhealth.utah.gov/


It Takes A Village

It Takes a Village raises awareness and educates Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander families and community members about maternal and infant health in the context of Pacific Islander cultural beliefs and practices in a series of workshops now available to access online.

https://health.utah.gov/disparities/it-takes-a-village/index.html

CONTACT INFORMATION

Embrace Program Manager

Timaima Clawson

embrace@upihc.org

385-419-0031

Hours of Operation

MWF 9:00am-2:00pm

T-Th. 9:00am-12:00am