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Inside Texas’ Border Communities: What are Colonias?

Many of MHP Salud’s direct service programs operate inside the Rio Grande Valley’s colonias, which are defined by The Texas Office of the Secretary of State as residential areas along the Texas-Mexico border that may lack basic living necessities like potable water, septic or sewer systems, electricity, paved roads, or safe and sanitary housing.

March 15th, 2018|

New Infórmate Program Trains Teens to Advocate for the Health of Their Peers in Florida

MHP Salud has expanded its programmatic offering in Florida with the addition of the Infórmate (“Inform Yourself”) program in Central Florida. The program has brought on four young women to serve as Peer Advocates within the Latino community where they live, learn and socialize.

May 20th, 2016|

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 to Expand on Successful Breastfeeding and First Foods Practices Among Migrant Workers using the CHW Model

MHP Salud has begun a project to expand on successful breastfeeding and first foods practices among Hispanic women in migrant camps in Florida, Michigan, and Ohio.

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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