SelfMade Health Network (SMHN)-Tennessee Multi-Regional Community Engagement and Outreach Plan (Breast Cancer Prevention and Survivorship)
Please note: This comprehensive plan is available to SMHN national network members, state and county government agencies, academic institutions, coalitions, non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, businesses and all companies nationwide.
The SMHN Tennessee Multi-Regional Community Engagement and Outreach Plan (Breast Cancer Prevention and Survivorship) is a multi-purpose resource that provides organizations with practical steps, resources and lessons learned from multiple organizations working collaboratively to address breast cancer disparities among African-American (Black) women and low-income women residing in rural and metropolitan areas. Results originated from the planning, development and implementation of the SMHN Tennessee Multi-Regional Community Engagement and Outreach Plan (Breast Cancer Prevention and Survivorship) were featured at a national conference listed below.
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2017 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Investing in Public-Private Partnerships to Address Breast Cancer Disparities among African-American Women (Low-income) within a Non-Medicaid ACA Expansion State and Appalachian Region Dwana “Dee” Calhoun, MS [National Network Director, SelfMade Health Network] and Patricia Matthews-Juarez [Meharry Medical College: Department of Family and Community Medicine] https://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/by/section/Socioeconomic%20Influences
SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) Leveraging Social Media to Maximize Reach: Health Equity Toolkit
Designed to assist state and county government programs, as well as national network members of SelfMade Health Network and other major stakeholders who are committed to eliminating cancer or tobacco-related disparities among populations with low socio-economic status (SES) characteristics. The content presented in this toolkit can be utilized as presented or can be tailored to meet the unique needs of audience groups.
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Emerging Issues in Commercial Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation
A newly released social media toolkit: Emerging Issues in Commercial Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation developed as the result of a collaboration between George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center and the consortium of 8 national organizations funded by the CDC to advance the prevention of commercial tobacco use and cancer in populations experiencing tobacco- and cancer-related health disparities.
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Kentucky RRLO Resource Kit Development Guide: Lung Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is Good Business
-Highlights information on “Lessons Learned” and general summary of processes implemented that led to the development of the Kentucky RRLO Resource Kit.
Kentucky RRLO Resource Kit: Lung Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is Good Business
-Features an array of suggested activities and resources to assist “blue collar” industry worksites (small, medium and large) and employers with “blue-collar” workers as well as other organizations (government, private) that partner with worksites and business associations.
Additional information based on the Kentucky RRLO work is also featured at:
Knight, J. R., Williamson, L. H., Armstrong, D. K., & Westbrook, E. A. (2019). Understanding Lung Cancer Resources and Barriers Among Worksites With Mostly Male Employees in Eight Rural Kentucky Counties: A Focus Group Discussion. American Journal of Men’s Health.