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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Community Health Worker Initiative

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Initiative supports activities to reduce disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and asthma in African American, Latino, American Indian, and Filipino population groups. The project uses formative research (literature reviews, focus groups, and workshops) to inform the development and implementation of approaches that integrate CHW activities into the broader health workforce to improve cardiovascular health and reduce asthma disparities.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Public Education Campaign

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