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SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

2009 Conference for Promotores de Salud

Coinciding with Bi-National Health week, the 2009 Conference for Promotores de Salud will provide learning opportunities for community health workers in the Rio Grande Valley Border Region. Community health workers, aka promotores de salud, will attend sessions that address healthy living, nutrition, exercise, alternative medicine and health literacy. The program will also include sessions that promote awareness of information resources from the National Library of Medicine. The conference will also provide participants an opportunity to network with local organizations to promote access to culturally appropriate health information

Organization:
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Department:
Regional Academic Health Center Library
Organization Type:
Health Sciences Library
Funded Dates: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 to Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Funding Amount: 
$14,000
Beneficiaries: 
Health Professionals - Public Health Workforce
Other
Population
Hispanics/Latinos
Rural