An assessment of community organization and information dissemination as a foundation for policy changes to improve cardiovascular health in African-American faith-based communities
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Identify ways to utilize concepts of community organization to plan and evaluate faith-based health policy changes. Assess the level of community organization of faith-based leaders and faith-based community members prior to a cardiovascular health intervention in predominantly African-American faith-based communities. Describe the process for developing a dissemination plan in African-American faith-based communities.
Keyword(s): Faith Community, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Master of Public Health Student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and I am an Associate Investigator AI for the Cardiovascular Health and Needs Assessment in Washington D.C. My scientific interests include physical activity and nutrition chronic disease prevention, program planning and evaluation to decrease health disparities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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