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Diabetes Control Education and Management (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The blog touches on subjects regarding costs of diabetes, how diabetes affects the body, culture & stigmas, and SDOH factors. The blog offers an educational guide on diabetes control and management. More Details...

La Esperanza Verano 2022: Problemas emergentes entre las poblaciones de MSAW (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: La Esperanza es un boletín de noticias para y sobre Promotores y Promotoras de Salud. Es publicado dos veces al año por MHP Salud. More Details...

La Esperanza Summer 2022 Edition: Emerging Issues among MSAW Populations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: La Esperanza (Hope) is a bilingual newsletter dedicated to the work of Community Health Workers across the country. MHP Salud, collaborators, and CHWs themselves write articles specifically for and about their work More Details...

Our Healthy Eating Plate: Asian American and Pacific Islander Editions (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Fresh fruits and vegetables, portion control, and knowledge of nutrition are essential to maintaining a healthy diet. This brochure, created by MHP Salud and The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, was designed to help Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities build nutritious plates with familiar fresh foods. Inside you will find information on portion sizes, nutrition facts, and tips to help individuals adopt healthier eating habits. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Familismo & Fatalismo: How Cultural Beliefs Affect Health Care (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Hispanic/Latinos are the largest non-white group in the United States and have the highest rates of Diabetes as compared to other ethnic groups; this can be related to the lack of healthcare, genetics, obesity rates, insulin resistance, lower economic status, and sociocultural factors. The concept of Familismo & Fatalismo is central in Hispanic/Latino cultural values. If the health care provider does not consider these beliefs, treatment recommendations are likely to be ignored. A proven strategy to overcome these cultural barriers is the implementation of Community Health Workers (CHWs). More Details...

Providing Diabetes Control Education and Management: Guide for Community Health Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides educational prevention tools that Community Health Workers (CHWs) can use and share with Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers and other vulnerable populations to reduce diabetic health complications. There are several downloadable resources available to guide CHWs on risk factors and prevention methods in oral, eye, and foot health complications, which are commonly linked to diabetes. More Details...

Proporcionando educación y manejo para el control de la diabetes: Guía para Promotores de Salud (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Este recurso proporciona herramientas educativas de prevención que los Promotores y las Promotoras de salud (CHWs) pueden usar y compartir con los trabajadores agrícolas migratorios estacionales y otras poblaciones vulnerables para reducir las complicaciones de la salud diabética. Hay varios recursos descargables disponibles para guiar a los CHW en factores de riesgo y métodos de prevención en complicaciones de salud oral, ocular y de pie, que están comúnmente relacionados con la diabetes. More Details...

Understanding Health Centers that Employ CHWs (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report analyzes and compares 2020 USDS data with a smaller assessment conducted with Health Centers that employ Community Health Workers (CHWs). This comparative analysis includes the presence of minority and special populations and the types of chronic diseases that are treated to understand the role community composition plays in determining the presence of CHWs within Health Centers. More Details...

Self-Care for Farmworkers: Advice from your CHW (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Farmworkers face certain barriers to self-care due to unique challenges related to living and working conditions. However, self-care should be a priority to help them improve their overall mental health. Here are some tips from a community health worker to help improve the self-care of farmworkers. More Details...

Autocuidado para Trabajadores Agrícolas: Consejos de su Promotor de Salud (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Los trabajadores agrícolas se enfrentan a ciertas barreras para el autocuidado debido a desafíos únicos relacionados con las condiciones de vida y trabajo. Sin embargo, el autocuidado debe ser una prioridad para ayudarles a mejorar su salud mental general. Aquí están algunos consejos de un promotor de salud para ayudar a mejorar el cuidado personal de los trabajadores agrícolas. More Details...

Diabetes Control and Management: Eye Health (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The blog focuses on diabetes control among migrant and seasonal farmworker communities, including best practices, challenges faced by the community, and other related topics. More Details...

La Esperanza Winter 2022 Edition: Emerging Issues Among MSAW Populations: A Holistic Approach to Mental Health Resources for Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: MHP Salud develops and distributes two issues of La Esperanza, a newsletter for Community HealthWorkers/Promotores and program staff that fosters continuing education and sharing of resources to all potential and existing Health Centers. The topics for this newsletter will include the role of CHWs in addressing emerging health issues experienced by Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers. More Details...

La Esperanza Invierno 2022: Problemas emergentes entre las poblaciones de Los trabajadores agrícolas migrantes y de temporada (MSAW): Un enfoque holístico de los recursos de salud mental para trabajadores agrícolas migrantes y estacionales (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: MHP Salud desarrollara y distribuye dos publicaciones de La Esperanza, un boletín para los trabajadores/promotores de salud comunitarios y el personal del programa que fomenta la continuacion de educación y el intercambio de recursos para todos los centros de salud potenciales y existentes. Los temas de este boletín incluirán el papel de los CHW para abordar los problemas de salud emergentes que experimentan los trabajadores agrícolas migratorios y temporales. More Details...

Diabetes Across the Lifespan: Diabetes Prevention Strategies for the Whole Family (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: MHP Salud develop a TA article aimed at diabetes prevention strategies for families with a focus on adults. MHP Salud will pull from their field-tested strategies using Community HealthWorkers/Promotores(as) de Salud to deliver community-based outreach and health education to both adults and families to incorporate healthy eating and physical activity to improve health across the lifespan. More Details...

MSAW and Latino Communities Managing Diabetes (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The blog focuses on diabetes control among migrant and seasonal farmworker communities, including best practices, challenges faced by the community, and other related topics. More Details...

Understanding and Applying SDOH Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health: Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Health centers provide high-quality primary and preventive care to diverse populations in special and vulnerable populations in underserved communities. Health centers also provide a host of enabling services – non-clinical services that aim to increase access to health care and improve population health outcomes. The ability to track and evaluate these services is an important tool for health centers to demonstrate their value in addressing patients’ social determinants of health; of equal importance is the ability to make this data actionable in order to address patients’ barriers to access. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 1 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Using Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored effective strategies to screen for SDOH and build effective practices to address SDOH by providing outreach and enabling services for health centers serving Special and Vulnerable Populations. More Details...

Community Health Worker/Peer Workforce: Recruiting and Hiring for Social Determinants of Health Screening: Best Practices Guide and Findings from COVID-19 Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As our public health community continues to eliminate COVID-19-related disparities and health inequities in general, we can draw upon lessons learned and practices from health centers that have been successful in hiring, training, integrating, and retaining CHWs/Peers, with lived experience, to pave the way for our future work in addressing and eliminating social determinants of health disparities that impact our most vulnerable communities. In this guide, we share best practices around these topics that have been developed through interviews and research, focused on the CHW and Peer role in SDOH screening and addressing related disparities, like impacts of COVID-19. More Details...

Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Peer Specialists: Key Roles in Addressing Diabetes Control Before and During COVID-19 Health Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Peer Specialists leverage their strong understanding of the community as they advance diabetes care for special and vulnerable populations who may experience barriers to accessing quality health care. It is this understanding of the needs in the local environment that has strengthened the ability of CHWs and Peer Specialists (CHW/Peer Specialists) to implement diabetes care programs and protocols as their communities experienced new demands and challenges as the result of the onset of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis during 2020. More Details...

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