Hepatitis B Outreach and Education of African-born Industrial Workers in Central Illinois
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Design a community health promotion campaign to increase awareness about the risk of Hepatitis B transmission among West African immigrants. Formulate a social network model as an effective prevention strategy to inform African immigrant communities about means of transmission, diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis B. Identify and engage employers and other local resources in facilitating the implementation of communicable disease interventions and referrals.
Keyword(s): Cultural Competency, Health Care Access
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I conducted the planning, development and implementation of the described project. I have extensive experience in design and adaptation of behavioral and public health culturally competent evidence-based interventions addressing the specific risks and characteristics of people of color. Academic, CDC specific and local health department training and certifications. Member of planning groups, boards and committees addressing 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.