3026.0 Healthy Communities Abroad: CHWs Working Internationally

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM

8:30 AM
Learning from healthy community initiatives in Canada: CHW interventions addressing health inequities in a publicly funded health care system
Sara Torres, PhD Student, Ruth Wolfe, Adjunct Associate Professor/Evaluation Consultant, Alma Rosa Estable, MSW and Mechthild Meyer, BA, BEd, MEd
9:10 AM
Evaluation of a community health worker train-the-trainer program for kerosene poisoning prevention in Ghana
Samara Soghoian, MD, Lauren Schwartz, MPH, Cesar Nyadedzor, Rishi Vohra, Medical Student, Phyllis Caces, Medical Student, Edith Clarke, MD and Lewis R. Goldfrank, MD

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Organized by: Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)