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Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award Recipient

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The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012-2013 Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award:

The purpose of this award is to provide an opportunity for Network members to provide access to health information utilizing mobile technologies.

Organization: Migrant Health Promotion, Inc., Weslaco, TX

Project: Promotores(as) Connect

Description: Migrant Health Promotion (MHP) proposes to increase mobile access to health information, including resources from the National Library of Medicine, by providing 12 Promotores(as) with smart phones and training. Equipping MHP’s Promotores(as) with smart phone technology – and training them to use it to access high-quality, accurate, up-to-date health information based on community members’ varying priorities – will result in more effective, efficient, and empowering service for residents of the Rio Grande Valley’s rural colonias.


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