14TH ANNUAL AzCHOW CONFERENCE

AzCHOW 14TH ANNUAL AzCHOW CONFERENCE
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM
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Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)
Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino, Tucson
Conference Objectives:

Increase knowledge of current health issues affecting Arizonan’s.
Inform and facilitate discussions on CHW Voluntary Certification efforts among CHWs and CHW organizations.
Facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration among CHWs and CHW organizations addressing chronic diseases/conditions in their communities.
Become informed on national trends affecting Community Health Workers.

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New NRHA Policy Brief Provides Recommendations for Law Makers on CHW Utilization

The NRHA recently published a policy review of “select research findings on Community Health Worker (CHW) integration relevant to policymakers, considers challenges, and presents recommendations to incorporate the CHW model in rural communities to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and enhance quality of life for rural Americans.” Main Main Findings:…

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HB2426 Status Report

HB 2426, the bill to support Community Health Worker Voluntary Certification, was not heard at the Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee on March 20th, despite all our efforts, so we will be focusing on opportunities to move forward in the next legislative session. To stay informed about CHW news in Arizona,…

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