Materials for the Asian American/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Population
NHLBI health information materials are available in a variety of formats through our Online Catalog, and answers to frequently-asked questions about the catalog are available.
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker’s Manual for the Filipino Community
This 12-session program helps families acquire life skills that foster heart health. The manual includes scripts, training tips, recipes and issue-oriented interactive learning activities translated into English and Tagalog.
Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: Picture Cards for Community Health Workers | Puso Mo, Buhay Mo - Mga Larawan Para sa mga Manggagawa sa Pangkalusugang Pampamayanan
These illustrated cards are bound with a stand and include scripts in English and Tagalog to reinforce the key heart health messages.
This Healthy Heart, Healthy Family series of 6 booklets on heart healthy living for the Filipino community are translated into English and Tagalog. Each provides practical information on heart disease and its risk factors.
- Keep the Beat: Aim for a Healthy Weight | Sumabay sa Galaw: Gawing Hangarin ang Isang Malusog na Timbang
This booklet explains how to know if you need to lose weight and steps to help you do so.
- Protect Your Heart: Prevent and Control Diabetes | Protektahan Ang lyong Puso: Iwasan at Kontrolin ang Diyabetis
This booklet explains the dangers of Type 2 diabetes, and what risk factors you need to monitor to prevent and treat it.
- Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? | Nangangamba Ka Bang Magkaroon ng Sakit sa Puso?
This booklet explains how the heart works, the nature of heart disease, and what risk factors may impact whether you develop heart disease.
- Be Heart Healthy: Enjoy Living Smoke Free | Masiyahan sa Pamumuhay na Walang Sigarilyo
This booklet shows the health risks of smoking and provides helpful tips for breaking the smoking habit.
- Be Heart Smart: Keep Your Cholesterol in Check | Magin Matalino sa Pangangalaga ng Puso: Panatilihing Nasusuri ang lyong Kolesterol
This booklet explains good vs. bad cholesterol, what high cholesterol is, high cholesterol risks, and how to lower it.
- Help Your Heart: Control Your High Blood Pressure | Tulungan ang lyong Puso: Kontrolin ang lyong Alta Presyon
This booklet explains how high blood pressure impacts your chances of developing heart disease and how to help control it.
Tasty and Healthy – Heart Healthy Filipino Recipes (4.0MB)
These 8 traditional Filipino recipes are presented using lighter, healthier ingredients and cooking methods.
Filipinos Take It to Heart: A How-To Guide for Bringing Heart Health to Your Community
This guide will help you create activities and discussion on heart health in Filipino communities. It includes ideas from Filipino communities, proven best practices, resources to raise awareness, and ways to make lifestyle changes.
Cardiovascular Risk in the Filipino Community: Formative Research from Daly City and San Francisco, California
In partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center, the focus group findings are presented to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and behaviors of Filipinos.
These Vietnamese Aspire for Healthy Hearts tip sheets are translated into Vietnamese and English. Each tip sheet provides information about heart disease risk factors and ways you can help lower your risk for developing heart disease.
- Understanding Heart Disease
This tip sheet describes heart disease and associated risk factors for heart disease.
- Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure
This tip sheet explains what high blood pressure is, how to read the numbers, and ways to keep it down.
- Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
Heart health benefits of proper nutrition and ways to prepare healthier, traditional meals are included in this tip sheet.
- Enjoy Living Smoke Free
The effects of tobacco use can have on the body and ways to quit smoking are discussed in this tip sheet.
- Be Active for a Healthy Heart
This tip sheet explains the importance of daily physical activity in preventing heart disease.
Your Health is Golden! Heart Health Promotion Activities for Vietnamese Communities
This activity guide is designed for community health educators to organize discussion-based activities for adults and seniors to increase awareness of heart disease through a strategic public health model.
Cardiovascular Risk in the Vietnamese Community: Formative Research from Houston, Texas
In partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and the Research and Development Institute, focus group findings are presented to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and behaviors of Vietnamese.
Other Asian American Populations
Cardiovascular Risk in the Cambodian Community: Formative Research from Lowell, Massachusetts
In partnership with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and the Lowell Community Health Center, focus group findings are presented to learn about the state of cardiovascular health knowledge and behaviors of Cambodians.
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Last Updated: March 2015