Cervical cancer screenings and HPV vaccinations: outreach strategies for Latina women
When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Learn about the development and implementation of the Salud es Vida (Health is Life) promotora program in rural Georgia, which targets Hispanic immigrants from low-income and farmworker backgrounds to deliver cervical cancer screening information. This presentation is aimed at health education professionals and outreach workers who want to implement a promotora program to deliver community-based cervical cancer education and outreach to Hispanic immigrants.
A health education response to the opioid epidemic: Ohio’s Health & Opioid-Abuse Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum
When: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
The challenges associated with adopting, implementing, scaling, and sustaining a statewide health education initiative is not new to health educators. This webinar will present the Public Value Model (Moore, 1995) for strategic management as a way to initiate and scale up system-based approaches using Ohio’s Health & Opioid-Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum as an example.
Zombies, Ebola, and Other Pandemics: Lessons Learned in Health Risk Communication
When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Health risk communication is a difficult task. Ideally, it addresses the public’s need for information without causing unnecessary alarm. Two recent articles in Health Education & Behavior examined the results of two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention campaigns to engage the public.