African health cup: An HIV education and health promotion intervention for African immigrant men
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Define African immigrants, including the HIV epidemic. Explain barriers to accessing social and health services for African immigrant men. Identify best practices in developing a community-level intervention targeting African immigrant men. Describe key activities utilized in the African Health Cup for engaging African immigrant men in HIV prevention. Discuss outcomes of the 2012 African Health Cup and rationale for data findings.
Keyword(s): HIV Interventions, Community-Based Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the Program Coordinator for the Africans For Improved Access Program for four years. I developed the outreach strategies and interventions targeting African men. Prior to this position I served as the Community Health Educator for two years for Lowell Community Health Center. I provide HIV CTR and outreach services. I have a BS in Community Health Education and I am currently a MPH candidate.
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.