Video: Salud y Vida program Promotora Honored for Dedication to Community

When Promotor(a) Linda Medrano checked her email, she saw something she didn’t expect; she learned she had won the Tenth Annual Esther M. Holderby Dedicated CHW Award. “I felt excited and surprised,” she said, “because I knew that a lot of people had been nominated, and I was surprised because they chose me. It made my day, hearing that great news.”

July 21st, 2015|

New Starr County Program Conducts Needs Assessment Using Promotor(a) Model

Promotores(as) have been getting enormous attention in recent years for their potential impact on directly connecting difficult-to-reach populations and health care. MHP Salud has built several programs that enable Promotores(as) to do just that.

July 2nd, 2015|

MHP Salud Announces Partnership to Expand Chronic Care Management in South Texas with CHWs

MHP Salud is participating in a project to expand proactive, chronic care management to residents of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley who are either uninsured or covered by Medicaid. The project involves close collaboration among a team of community partners representing the clinical, academic, and nonprofit sectors. MHP’s role is to hire and manage Promotores(as) to provide participants with health education, navigation, and other related services.

August 8th, 2014|

‘Transforming Texas’ one county at a time

In Willacy County, Texas, MHP Salud's Transforming Texas program has been working with the Lyford Consolidated Independent School District for the last couple of months to provide the community with a Community Resource Guide that will highlight all public services (nonprofits, daycares, elected officials, medical, dental, and pharmacies) across the county.

January 2nd, 2014|
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