Promotores de Salud de la iglesia (Parish Health Promoter Program)
The Promotores are volunteers that seek to build healthier communities through parish-based health promotion and leadership training in the Latino community.
The program uses the techniques of popular education to build on the life experiences of lay leaders and support them in reaching their goals for a healthier community.
Based on similar models from Latin America, the parish health promoter program seeks to create relationships between the Latino community, local churches and health care providers. Trained volunteers disseminate information on health and health services, and serve as liaisons between the community and the health delivery system.
Parish health promoters build on the strengths of the parish community to establish trust and confidence that allows individuals to receive the care and services they need.
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