186918 Small Group Discussions: Elements of Community Partnerships (Pacific Islanders)

Saturday, October 25, 2008: 3:50 PM

Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH , Department of Health Science, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Nia Aitaoto, MPH, MS , Pacific Diabetes Education Program, Papa Ola Lokahi, Honolulu, HI
In this session, two brief perspectives on the CBPR principles and strategies for building and maintaining community partners to address cancer health disparities will be shared: one from the Pacific and one from the continental U.S. Next, session participants will share experiences, outcomes and lessons learned regarding principles and strategies in their local communities, and generate recommendations for essential elements for promoting community-based actions and research with Pacific Islanders.

Learning Objectives:
Recognize and describe CBPR elements essential to building partnerships with Pacific Islander communities Illustrate elements with practical examples from the field of cancer health disparities research

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have expertise in CBPR with Pacific Islander populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.