Community health promoters - moving towards a healthier community through health justice and community development
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe a social change and community engagement model through the training and mentorship of Community Health Promoters. Demonstrate the uniqueness and importance of the Community Health Promoters in the elimination of health disparities and social/economic determinants of health. Discuss the important aspects of maintaining a successful program and how to support the continued growth of the community health promoters.
Keyword(s): Community Capacity, Health Workers Training
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Ana Paula has vast experience working with public health and health promoters. She is an excellent speaker. She is the founder and director of Proyecto Salud. Ana was one of the finalists for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Leader Award 2011. She is also part of the WI Minority Health Leadership Council for the Department of Health and Human Services and the Region V Health Equity Council from the Federal Office of Minority Health.
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.