Partnering with community health promoters associated with coffee cooperatives to address barriers to effective cervical cancer prevention in rural communities
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Demonstrate how partnering with coffee cooperatives to train and support community health promoters (CHP) reduces barriers to cervical cancer screening and treatment in coffee-growing communities.
Keyword(s): Cervical Cancer, Cancer Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the program manager for Grounds for Health's cervical cancer prevention programs in both Mexico and Nicaragua. I have been instrumental in the design, implementation and measurement and evaluation of our unique community participatory model.
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.