|Awarded On||July 27, 2011|
|Title||Cultivando la Salud: A Cancer Prevention Program|
|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|
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...