Initiating a Relationship between a Local Health Department and the Latino Community in a Non-Traditionally Diverse County
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Formulate a relationship between a local health department and burgeoning Latino community in an area with historically limited diversity Identify emerging health needs among Latinos and determine the factors that have contributed to health inequalities Design strategies to strengthen the relationship between the local health department and Latino community through improving data collection efforts, fostering trust, and initiating collaborations
Keyword(s): Latinos, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: N/A
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Executive Policy Advisor I have been responsible for developing a strategic process for a community health assessment and prioritization process, which included several community health meetings. I was responsible for initiating a relationship with the Latino community in Allegheny County and set up a community health meeting in Spanish. Previously, I have worked with Latinos in North Carolina in abuser treatment programs.
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.