African American Community Health Advisors Trained As Research Partners - Recruitment and Training
Community Health Sciences
The African American community has played an influential role in generating change. Grass-roots organizations and concerned individuals can be included in programs designed to increase cancer awareness and cancer early detection practices to ultimately eliminate cancer disparities. The utilization of a formalized Community Health Advisors program can be an infrastructure by which effective cancer prevention and control programs can be conducted in underserved African American communities. The purpose of this article is to outline the steps necessary to develop an infrastructure for recruitment and training of grass-root African Americans to serve as Community Health Advisors trained as Research Partners.
Family & Community Health
Hardy, C. M.,
Wynn, T. A.,
(2005). African American Community Health Advisors Trained As Research Partners - Recruitment and Training. Family & Community Health, 28(1), 28-40.
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