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High human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and low HPV vaccine uptake are significant public health concerns. Disparities in HPV-associated cancers and HPV vaccine uptake rates suggest the need for additional research examining factors associated with vaccine acceptance. This study assessed HPV awareness and knowledge and identified sociodemographic characteristics associated with HPV knowledge at the population level.

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Although African American families are at particular risk for obesity and its associated health comorbidities, few interventions have directly targeted low-income members of this group living in subsidized public housing. Using a consensual qualitative research approach, we conducted 11 interviews with African American mothers living in two public housing communities to enhance understand- ing of their perceived barriers and facilitators to health.

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Introduction. There are few examples of effective cardiovascular disease prevention interventions for South Asians (SAs). We describe the results of a process evaluation of the South Asian Heart Lifestyle Intervention for medically underserved SAs implemented at a community-based organization (CBO) using community-based participatory research methods and a randomized control design (n = 63).

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Students preparing for helping professions who understand the influences of income on health are better equipped to address health challenges in communities and in their future careers. Universities have a responsibility to bolster and provide a safe environment for students to build and practice their 21st-century skills.

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Healthcare outcomes suffer for culturally diverse populations due to the healthcare providers’ inability to recognize their own cultural competence. A three stage model is needed to train the healthcare workforce to identify their own cultural competence, gain an understanding of the relationship between cultural beliefs and health seeking behaviors, and implement culturally relevant interventions when necessary in order to improve quality of care for diverse populations.

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During this presentation, participants will 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. The Salud es Vida program is delivered by a promotora in a small group setting.

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The challenges associated with adopting, implementing, scaling, and sustaining a statewide health education initiative is not new to health educators. The question becomes - How can we quickly and systematically align and integrate health education programming into schools when new issues – such as opioid abuse – emerge?

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This webinar will offer a brief overview of the social determinants of health and disparities. Using the skills from this webinar health education specialists utilizing health literacy skills and health education resources to implement programs in a variety of health settings that can help healthcare professionals and patients to optimize health equity efforts.

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Transgender people are disproportionately affected by a variety of physical and mental health risks. Stigma and discrimination, and a lack of prevention, treatment and care tailored for transgender people combine to exacerbate health risks. Transgender-specific health needs are often severely neglected in policy, research and service provision across the globe” (World Health Organization, 2014, p.10).

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