Community Health Workers, Promotores, and Parent Mentors: Innovative, Community-Based Approaches to Improving the Health and Healthcare of Children

Children of Immigrants

BI2012 - HealthOutreachMaking health coverage available to uninsured children is great! But it doesn’t help if parents don’t know coverage is available, can’t navigate often-complicated enrollment systems, or can’t get connected to health care providers who can meet their children’s needs. Dr. Flores uses data to show how community-based workers, including community health workers, promotores, and parent mentors can be used to successfully improve the health of low-income and underserved children.


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