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An assessment of health service needs for the Hispanic/Latino community in North Carolina

by Laureen Marie Lopez

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Published by Office of Minority Health, N.C. Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Latin Americans,
  • Health planning,
  • Health surveys,
  • Services for,
  • Health services administration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaureen M. Lopez
    ContributionsNorth Carolina. Office of Minority Health
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24777322M

    The Crimsonbridge Foundation is honored to present Reaching and Engaging with the Hispanic Community: A Research-Informed Communication Guide for Nonprofits, Policymakers and Funders. This guide is designed to help service providers and educators build communication strategies to more easily and effectively reach out to Latino children and. The Latino Health Awareness Initiative focuses on diabetes education to impact diabetes related health outcomes in the Latino community. Through this initiative, the Hispanic Federation provides innovative educational workshop and activities, public education campaigns, and .

    The Partnership formed a Hispanic Community Health Assessment Work Group last August to discuss how we could start the process of the assessment by the fall of Agencies represented in this work group included: Good Shepherd Health Services, Migrant Health Promotion Inc., Oregon Child Development Coalition, St. AnthonyFile Size: 1MB. Since , community health workers/promotores de salud trained in the use of the Your Heart, Your Life manual, have played a key role in conducting heart health education and implementing outreach activities to support behavior change in Hispanic/Latino communities.

    1. Introduction. Community planning activities for human services are often based on assessments of theperceived needs of local residents. With the increasing awareness that human service activitiesmust be culturally responsive, it is important to design the needs assessment process to ensurerepresentation of the diverse populations that live in the by: 6. National Hispanic Heritage Month: How DHHS Is Supporting the Hispanic Community Expand Each year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans who came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.


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An assessment of health service needs for the Hispanic/Latino community in North Carolina by Laureen Marie Lopez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hispanic Community Needs Assessment for El Vínculo Hispano/The Hispanic Liaison. Summary of Results. The Latino Migration Project. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

October Hannah Gill, DPhil and Jessica White, MPH. The Latino Migration Project. FedEx Global Education Center. Chapel Hill, NC () Most significant of all, a Hispanic Healthy Needs Assessment brings together health and social service professionals with community and political leaders.

This joint effort is a critical first step toward better health for all. Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. President & Chief Executive Officer The National Alliance for Hispanic HealthFile Size: KB.

The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is the most comprehensive study of Hispanic/Latino health and disease in the United States. The primary goals of the HCHS/SOL are to describe: (1) the prevalence of selected chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, including heart disease, stroke.

As Mission Health observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the health status and risks that impact our Hispanic, Latino and Latina communities in western North Carolina.

Heart disease and cancer are the two leading causes of death among Hispanics, accounting for about 2 of 5 deaths, which is about the same for white Americans. Hispanic/Latino population with Durham and Johnston having the highest percentage in the Alliance area. Alliance will need to focus on the development of adequate and culturally.

Health and nutritional need assessment of Hispanics in South Carolina America Chavez-martinez Clemson University, The terms “Hispanic” and “Latino” are used interchangeable throughout this ).

The states with the highest rate of increase in their Hispanic populations between and were North Carolina (%), Arkansas. Hispanic/Latino older adults is designed to introduce health care trainees to important issues in the care of older Americans from Hispanic/Latino backgrounds. Included are: • Explanations of the terms used to describe the populations • Demographic data and sources of data available • File Size: 2MB.

Hispanic/Latino population in was years compared with that of the U.S. population at years. In fact, % of Hispanics/Latinos are age 34 years or younger (American Community Survey, ).

Income levels are rising. Although the Hispanic/Latino median income is File Size: 1MB. Hispanic subgroups have different degrees of health risk and more need to receive preventive screenings as recommended. Mexicans and Puerto Ricans are about twice as likely to die from diabetes as whites.

The Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill W. Franklin Street Suite Chapel Hill, NC conduct a Community Health (Needs) Assessment at least every three years.

including the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, U S Census Bureau, the Shep Center and other data sources for % and Hispanic/Latino, % Socio-Economic Characteristics: InCumberland County unemployment rate was.

population influx, a needs assessment using focus groups was conducted with both Hispanic and non-Hispanic community and business leaders. Many issues emerged during the group meetings.

Hispanics identified problems obtaining social security cards, driver's licenses, health insurance, bank accounts, and a college Size: KB. Without treatment, certain mental health conditions can worsen and become disabling. Issues to Consider. Different reasons prevent Latinos from seeking treatment and receiving quality care.

Lack of Information and Misunderstanding about Mental Health. Overall, the Latino community does not talk about mental health issues.

Hispanic/Latino community in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties?” Latrobe Drive, Suite PO Box Charlotte, NC Concord, NC Hispanic/Latino Mental Health Services Needs Assessment. Competent mental health services for Latinos and other minority groups consequently need to be easily accessible, have more flexible hours, address comorbidities, be perceived as credible, provide realistic referrals to other services, combine physical care with mental care, elicit feedback from clients and patients, and be staffed by bilingual Cited by: The objective of this study is to document the process of community engagement for the use and application of the Hispanic Health Needs Assessment tool (National Alliance for Hispanic Health, ) in three diverse, rural Kansas communities.

Specifically, we will describe our CBPR partnership and the planning, conducting and dissemination of Cited by: Mental Health Needs and Service Utilization by Hispanic Immigrants Residing in Mid-Southern United States Ana J.

Bridges, PhD, 1 Arthur R. Andrews, III, MA, 1 and Tisha L. Deen, PhD 1 1 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USACited by:   An interprofessional team of service providers, Latino leaders, and university faculty partnered to establish linkages with the Latino community and providers serving aging adults and to explore the health and social needs of aging Latinos residing in a rural by: 3.

A community needs assessment found that the Hispanic/Latino population in Williamsburg, VA is at increased risk for cardiovascular disease due to health behaviors (poor nutritional status, lack of physical activity, smoking, alcohol use, and poor control of bloodAuthor: Patricia Moore.

latino needs assessment they can share health information and refer individuals to medical resources and services. As part of these efforts, include information on where and how to navigate the health care system in the United States.

Educate health care workers on culture specific ways their. Community-Based Strategies for Improving Latino Health Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies / PolicyLink 1 declines with length of residency, such that subsequent generations of U.S.-born Latinos actually have higher rates of poor health compared to their immigrant forebears.

Researchers refer to this as the Latino Health or Epide.The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the Hispanic/ Latino population of North Carolina ator percent of the total population.1 According to Census estimates, North Carolina’s Hispanic/Latino population has increased percent since when the population was estimated at 77, Geographic Origins of Hispanics/Latinos inFile Size: 1MB.Pitt County, North Carolina Community Health Needs Assessment Executive Summary Purpose The purpose of this community health needs assessment is to examine the health status of the Pitt County community and to determine the health priorities that will be the focus for community health improvement over the next three years ().