As part of the National Football League-American Cancer Society “A Crucial Catch” initiative on breast cancer education in Wyandotte County, Juntos and Healthy Living Kansas in collaboration with El Centro Inc. have launched a radio campaign to disseminate breast cancer education among women in our Latino community. The goal of the campaign is to empower women to take an active role in the care of their health; particularly to take actions to decrease their risk … Continue reading →
From Oct. 9 to Oct. 12, various community-based organizations, health care providers, and volunteers came together at the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City to promote health education initiatives, provide immunizations and medical screenings to people without medical insurance. The Secretary of Health and Foreign Affairs of Mexico and the Institute of Mexicans Abroad were some of the main partners for Binational Health Week. Juntos Center joined the community and government efforts to bring in three … Continue reading →
KU Endowment Media Release KANSAS CITY, Kan. — An award from the government of Mexico for the University of Kansas Medical Center addresses health disparities of Latinos in southwest Kansas. This will provide support for the medical center’s Juntos Center for Advancing Latino Health.
Moving forward with the Ventanilla de Salud Móvil in Kansas, Juntos director Paula Cupertino and Juntos partners were invited to visit Tyson Foods, Inc. in Finney County, Kansas. Dr. Paula Cupertino and Cielo Fernandez from El Centro, Inc. met and had lunch with Tyson Foods’ officials to start planning health outreach activities. This initiative will bring health outreach programs to a workforce that is mostly comprised of Latino immigrants.
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