3108.2 Developing CHW Associations and Networks: Opportunities and Challenges

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Key considerations for collaboration: Lessons we are learning- the NAO and the APHA CHW Section
Donald E. Proulx, MEd, Lee Rosenthal, PhD, MPH, Sergio Matos, BS, CHW, Leslie Hargrove, CHES and Dalton Skerritt, BS, FPC, MHE
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Arizona Community Health Outreach Workers Network (AzCHOW) : Creating Unity and Honoring Diversity
Cynthia Thomas, Maria Fernandez, Promotora, Floribella Redondo, Samantha Sabo, MPH, Maia Ingram, MPH, Greg Macdonald and Lorena Verdugo
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Building the Chicago Community Health Workers Local Network: Opportunities and Threats
Laura Bahena, CHW, CNA and Wandy Hernandez, CD(DONA), CLC, CCE
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National Roll Call for Equal Opportunities for community health workers in Rural Mali
David Awasum, MD, MPH and Oumar Ouattara, MD, Program Director
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Lay Health Navigators: Integral Members of a Community Cancer Prevention Program
Tina M. Hembree, MPH, Allison Dempsey, BA, Deborah Ballard, MD and Sandra E. Brooks, MD, MBA
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Community-Based Navigation to Improve Breast Health Outcomes on the Westside of Chicago
Ami Shah, MPH, Kristi L. Allgood, MPH, Teena Francois, MPH, DeShuna Dickens, MPH, AE-C, Giselle Vásquez-Jones, MPH, Gloria Seals, Pauline McCaskill, Ana-Rosa Garcia, Wanda Rodriguez, Celevia Taylor, Regina Flowers and Steven Whitman, PhD
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Community Health Workers Addressing Health Inequities Within Canada's Publically Funded Health Care System: The Role of Multicultural Health Brokers
Sara Torres, PhD Student, Ruth Wolfe, Adjunct Associate Professor/Evaluation Consultant, Yvonne Chiu, Executive Director and Lucenia Ortiz, PhD, Co-Executive Director

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Organized by: Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)