2nd Annual Yuma Forum: “Improving Health Equity Through Collective Community Action”
This year’s objectives are: (1) to Reduce Health Inequities through Collective Community Engagement and (2) to Develop Health Research Capacity in the Yuma/Sonora Border Region.
Morning Session: The morning session will address models of translating research into action in the Yuma County/SLRC Sonora border region. Speakers will include though leaders in the field of health policy, creating sustainable change, health equity, challenges and opportunities.
Afternoon Session: The afternoon session will be devoted to improving the delivery systems to reduce health inequities by addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). Breakout sessions: (1) Binational Border Health, (2) Community Engagement, (3) Clinical/Research Based Agenda and (4) Workforce Development.
This workshop is funded and supported by the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre, the Center for Health Equity Research, Yuma Regional Medical Center, Campesinos Sin Fronteras, Yuma County, and the Regional Center for Border Health Inc.