|Awarded On||January 18, 2012|
|Title||UHS Cervical Cancer Prevention Services – A Su Salud Program|
|Award Mechanism||Evidence-Based Prevention Programs and Services|
|Institution/Organization||University Health System|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Roberto Villarreal|
|Cancer Sites||Cervix Uteri|
The UHS Cervical Cancer Secondary Prevention and Services – A Su Salud Pap Test Program serves CareLink women ages 18 to 64, in Bexar County. The program increases knowledge about the advantages of Pap tests and how they help prevent cervical cancer. Our plan is to use health promotion and patient navigation to change how CareLink women think and behave about cervical cancer and Pap tests.
We are reaching 60,000 CareLink households with flyers through the mail, and all women in Bexar County through educational videos and announcements on the Internet, television and radio with information about Pap tests. Overall, we expect to reach over 1 million people. We will also call some CareLink me...