The Asian American Health Coalition (AAHC) of the Greater Houston Area is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of all Asian Americans in Houston by increasing access to health care and through population-specific health promotion and health education projects.The Asian American Health Coalition (AAHC) of the Greater Houston Area, dba HOPE Clinic, is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
Hirschsprung disease: A congenital abnormality (birth defect) of the bowel in which there is absence of the ganglia (nerves) in the wall of the bowel. Nerves are missing starting at the anus and extending a variable distance up the bowel. This results in megacolon (massive enlargement of the bowel) above the point where the nerves […]