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
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.
AzCHOW 14th Annual Conference Agenda.
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