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MHPCC MISSION
The central mission of Multicultural Health and Prevention Care Center (MHPCC) is to provide quality, cost effective, and accessible health care and services for low in-come families and individuals.

MHPCC SERVICES
MHPCC Health services include health prevention, health promotion and education, health screening, and diagnosis.

Multicultural Health and Prevention Care Center (MHPCC)
The Free Vietnamese Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of Multicultural Health and Prevention Care Center (MHPCC) in the city of Garden Grove, California, in a joint effort to provide health services to the community. MHPCC is a non-profit health care center, providing public health care and services to low-income familes and individuals. The formation of MHPCC was made possible from the collaboration of many passionate volunteer groups, which include the Vietnamese Community of Southern County, Local Community Health Services, Volunteer Organizations, Healthcare groups, Doctors, Pharmacists, Dentists, and Nurses. MHPCC primary goal is to provide quality and cost effective services for the growing health care needs in the communities.

General Health Component
- Disease preventing, Health educational and promotional classes
- Free general blood testing: Blood tests are necessary diagnostic tools to detect most common and special health abnormalities but are usually expensive and unaffordable to low-income families and individuals. Available immediately, MHPCC provides free general blood work prescribed by patients' physicians. Same service is also offered to people who do not have access to a private medical provider but desire to monitor their health.
- Free Blood Screening for some special Health Problems: Sponsored by different laboratories and firms, MHPCC now provides free hepatitis A, B, C screening to all people especially South-East Asian. In the near future, we can expand screening to other disease. Once diagnosed, individuals can further choose to participate in researches studying for
cures.
- Hepatitis Education and Support Group: Once diagnosed, individuals and their family's exercise, psychological support, and preparation for healthy grievance and acceptance of an imminent death of family member.
- Referrals: For the low-income population, some pre-arrangement and free dental or health services are made possible by  philanthropist dentists or physicians.

 

 

 
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