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Empowering Promotores de Salud as partners in cancer education and research in rural Southwest Kansas

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One of our project efforts in SW Kansas was published in the Oncology Nursing Forum this past January 2015. Here is a copy of the article!    

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A.M.I.G.A. Promotoras de Salud Helping Latinas get Access for Breast Cancer Screening

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In an effort to eliminate disparities in breast cancer among Latina women, Juntos and Viva Saludable en Kansas launched the A.M.I.G.A. program in January 2014; funded by the American Cancer Society and the National Football League. The program aims to decrease the incidence of breast cancer among Latina women by providing information about breast cancer (particularly breast physiology, screening, risk factors and prevention) and to encourage women to utilize free and/or low-cost breast cancer screening … Continue reading

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“A Crucial Catch Day” at Samuel U. Rodgers

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On October 25, 2014 Juntos held “A Crucial Catch Day” at Samuel U. Rodgers. The health fair was organized by Mariana Ramirez and her team of Promotoras. “A Crucial Catch Day” was planned to be a day for women to pamper themselves and learn about different services. Services that were offered include BMI, glucose, and blood pressure tests, flu vaccines, nail art, chair massages, Zumba, nutrition education, and one-on-one education in breast cancer. 21 mammograms … Continue reading

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2014 Binational Health Week

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Another year Juntos joins efforts with the Mexican consulate in Kansas City, MO for Binational Health Week (BHW) activities. BHW is the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of the underserved Latino population living in the United States.  

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Ventanilla de Salud – Touchdown Family Fest

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On July 19th Truman Medical Center had their annual “Touchdown Family Fest: Health & Wellness Extravaganza” at the Arrowhead stadium. Free health services included Adult/Children’s Physicals, Vision/Hearing Screenings, Dental exams, Clinical Breast exams, and much more. The Ventanilla de Salud was able to take part in this year’s health fair and provided health screenings to 27 participants. Juntos volunteers measured BMI and blood pressure while A.M.I.G.As Lucia Martinez and Gloria Martinez gave breast cancer educational … Continue reading

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