Session: Spotlight on Local Community Health Worker Programs
3181.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Spotlight on Local Community Health Worker Programs
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Yvonne Lacey
12:30 PMPromotoras In California: Success Stories
Maria Lemus, Rosa Martha Zarate, Ruth Manzano, Lupe Nunez
12:50 PMBlack Infant Health Program: Addressing low birth weight in the African-American community
Ramona Benson, CHW Specialist, Jason Stanford, CHW Specialist, Yvonne Lacey
1:10 PMEliminating breast and cervical cancer disparities for Pacific Islander women
Dorothy Vaivao, RN, Peta Fakaiisieki, Terry San Agustin
1:30 PMFrom soccer player in Bosnia to community health outreach worker in San Francisco: Successes and challenges in working with new immigrant communities
Yin Yan Leung, MPH, Linette M. Escobar, MA, Patricia Erwin, MPH, Senad Kulenovic, Vanja Danilovic-Jones, Alexander Mosalov
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA