SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER AWARENESS AND PREVENTION, HORIZON FOUNDATION OF NEW JERSEY AND CAMDEN COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:
Assists women over 40 years of age, who do not have medical insurance, in getting free mammograms and clinical breast exams (CBE’s); provide health education and disease prevention programs and improve health literacy skills to Latino immigrants and their families residing in Camden City, New Jersey. Health literacy workshops on how to navigate health systems in the community will be provided so that participants can access free and quality health services in the community.
Non-English speakers are provided with interpretation of prescriptions and medical instructions so that they can understand and function better as patients as well as have a say in the quality of their healthcare.
Low income families will be assisted in accessing blood pressure checks, asthma, diabetes, breast cancer, and cervical cancer screenings from its partnering organizations.