National Promotoras Conference


Annual National Promotores Conference Logo

The Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. / Western Arizona Area Health Education Center (RCBH/WAHEC) in collaboration with Community Health Workers National Network Association and the New Mexico Community Health Workers Association carried out the Annual National Promotores Conference and Community Health Outreach Workforce. The conference covered main topics on Epilepsy, Diabetes and HPV & Cervical Cancer.

With this annual conference RCBH proudly created a unique forum for Community Health Workers, leaders of agencies, and organizations to network, empower, support, inform, unify, and enhance their knowledge and strengthen their efforts in serving their communities nationwide.

Past years conference were very successful with an average of 300 participants.

Other organizers of the conference include:

  • Arizona Department of Health Services
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Arizona Center for Public Health Preparedness-University of Arizona
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health of Arizona

This educational and uplifting event has the major goals of providing the opportunities to:

  • Enhance the National Network capabilities of Community Health Outreach Workers/ Promotores programs by participating in the “Community Health Worker National Network Association/Red Nacional de Promotores de Salud”.
  • Promotores will learn about effective health education, disease prevention, community strategies and interventions to improve quality of life.
  • To increase the quality of life and to eliminate health disparities by providing a variety of health educational training and informational sessions that will best prepare CHW to address and meet their communities “Healthy People 2010 Objectives”.
  • Community Outreach Workers will learn best practices in community awareness and outreach on mental health and substance abuse programs.

Annual National Promotores Conference Poster 2004 Annual National Promotores Conference Poster 2005 Annual National Promotores Conference Poster 2006


SOMERTON, AZ

Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.
Administration Headquarters
214 W. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Outreach Office
235 W. Main Street
Somerton, AZ 85350

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 617
Somerton AZ 85350

Phone: (928) 627-9222
Fax: (928) 627-8315
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SAN LUIS, AZ

San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc.
1896 E. Babbitt Lane
San Luis, AZ 85349

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1669
San Luis AZ 85349

Phone: (928) 722-6112
Fax: (928) 722-6113
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YUMA, AZ

College of Health Careers
3850 W. 16th St. Suite B
Yuma, Arizona
Phone: (928) 783-0072

Billing Office:
330 W. 24th St. Ste-2
Yuma, Arizona
(928) 276-3414

Phone:(928) 276-3414


LAKE HAVASU, AZ

Mohave County Office
1947 McCulloch Blvd # 105
Lake Havasu, AZ 86403

Phone: (928) 680-1468
Fax (928) 680-3435
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PARKER, AZ

La Paz County Office
601 Riverside Dr #7
Parker, AZ 86344

Phone: (928) 669-4436
Fax (928) 669-4435
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Mobile Medical Unit

Yuma, Mohave and La Paz Counties

Phone: (928) 722-6112