Border and Outreach Challenges (2010-2011)
AHSL is requesting funds from PSR to assist in hiring an interim (temporary) outreach services librarian to participate in the above projects AND take on other day-to-day responsibilities... (attending health fairs, staying in contact with our clients, scoping out other opportunities, etc.). AHSL proposes to share responsibility for funding with PSR on a 50-50 basis. Project Objectives are as follows: ?Frontera Collaboration (partners are in the SCR Region) - Texas and New Mexico) ? Introducing evidence-based practice concepts to health professionals and public health professionals in the US-Mexico border region from Arizona to Texas. ?Community health workers/promotoras in Southern Arizona ?We Search project of the Knowledge River program of the School of Information resources and Library Science (high school students). ?Statewide health literacy project (El Rio Community Health Center is the PI;AHSL and UA College of Pharmacy are co-collaborators ? AHSL to receive $2000 for its participation) ?TC4C collaboration, especially the community tribal project in Hard Rock Arizona, and the future directions TC4C meeting scheduled in Albuquerque in late July.