A randomized trial of a community health worker led intervention using HPV self-sampling to increase cervical cancer screening among minority women: Preliminary findings
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Demonstrate the role of CHW/promotores as a cultural/linguistic intervention to increasing access to cervical cancer screening in vulnerable populations. Assess evidence on the value of community-based interventions in reaching women at risk for cervical cancer. Analyze our process of working with community health workers. Demonstrate our quantifiable screening outcomes in randomized clinical trial
Keyword(s): Cancer Screening, Underserved Populations
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the manager of this federally funded grant since January 2011 and previous presenter to APHA on this project. I have been working with CHWs/promotores de salud in many capacities since 1999 and currently am a member of regional, state and national steering committees on community health workers/promotores.
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.