Grant ID PP110180
Awarded On July 27, 2011
Title Cultivando la Salud: A Cancer Prevention Program
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Health Behavior Change Through Public and Professional Education and Training
Institution/Organization National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc.
Principal Investigator/Program Director Christina Brito
Cancer Sites Breast, Cervix Uteri
Contracted Amount $551,221
Lay Summary

The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) is a non-profit organization located in Hays County, TX which provides training and technical assistance to federally funded health centers across the U.S. For the past 16 years, NCFH has developed and implemented cancer prevention programs with Hispanic communities and provided capacity building to Community Health Worker (CHW) organizations on various health topics, including breast and cervical cancer through its Cultivando La Salud (CLS) Program.

CLS is a nationally recognized, evidence-based program, developed by NCFH, and replicated in many communities around the country. It has been specifically developed to address the need for...

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