The Health Initiative of the Americas, a program of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, in partnership with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), hosted the XVIII Binational Promotores Conference, 2018 at The California Endowment Oakland Regional Office on Monday, April 16.
The objective of the conference was to bring together various community health workers, also known as promotores de salud, in order to exchange ideas and learn about health topics that affect the migrant population.
The Binational Promotores Conference is held once every year. This conference convenes key people to discuss the health challenges migrants face and to explore unique and collaborative opportunities to improve the health and well-being of this population. Through this conference, binational work and collaboration are encouraged, developing and expanding networks for future collaborations, including the exchange of educational materials and other resources. Key American institutions that participated include: Tiburcio Vazquez Health Center, Escuela Popular, La Clinica de la Raza, North Marin Community Services, MCPH, Center for Well-Being, West Marin Promotores, Community Health Initiative Napa County, among others.
Documents by presentation:
Workshop: “Conoce Tus Derechos Ante ICE y Plan de Emergencia Familiar”
Polaris, Human Trafficking prevention workshop
Judith Duval, Judith Duval Inc.
“Atención Psicosocial para Personas Migrantes“, Liliana Osorio
Zika Virus, Rebecca Boyte
“Desenredando Conceptos Incorrectos de Salud”, Dr. Veronika Sumbera
“El ambiente y su salud: Principios para promotores“, José Camacho
“Cannabis en California“, Martha Domínguez