Katherine Smith

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CHWs Can Meet the Health Needs of Island Residents

In 2015, chronic diseases (those that are not infectious but rather have slow progression and long duration) accounted for over two-thirds of all deaths in the Pacific Islands. Tragically, 70-75% of deaths in the Pacific Islands are considered premature, occurring before age 60. There is clearly a demonstrated need for high quality, cost-effective healthcare services.

2018-12-10T19:07:19+00:00December 10th, 2018|

Our Program, Navigator, Makes a Big Impact in the Rio Grande Valley

Of all the areas that MHP Salud operates in, our agency recognized that there was the greatest need for insurance enrollment assistance in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Not only are there many uninsured individuals in the area, but environmental challenges unique to the region create additional challenges for people navigating the often complex insurance process to connect to care.

2018-09-27T15:04:42+00:00September 27th, 2018|