Partner with Us
We cannot do it alone! The NHLBI has partnered with a variety of federal agencies and national and community-based groups to help reach the goals of the Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative. See the list below of past partners:
- Federal Partners
- Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- Indian Health Service (IHS)
- American Indian Tribal Programs and Organizations
- Professional Societies/Organizations
- Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC)
- Community-Based Organizations
- Center for Hispanic Policy and Advocacy (ChisPA), Providence, RI
- Centro San Bonifacio, Chicago, IL
- Council for the Spanish Speaking, Stockton, CA
- Hands Across Cultures, Española, NM
- Migrant Health Promotion, Las Colonias, TX
- Community Clinics
- Centro San Vicente, El Paso, TX
- Clínica del Pueblo, Washington, DC
- Escondido Community Health Center, Escondido, CA
- Gateway Community Health Center, Laredo, TX
- Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services (FQHC), Honolulu, HI
- Mariposa Community Health Services, Nogales, AZ
- North County Health Services, San Diego, CA
- West End Medical Clinic, Atlanta, GA
- International Health Organizations
- Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
- Promotores Networks
- Public Housing Resident Organizations
- Academic Institutions
- New York University
- School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus
- The University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston
The NHLBI and its partners have worked together to address the following goals:
- Identify and address the needs of communities and populations trying to improve heart health among members of their community.
- Integrate CHWs into successful public health programs that are tailored to meet the needs of their communities.
- Work with CHWs to prevent and control heart disease to reduce health disparities.
- Help ensure that CHWs are supported and valued for their integral role in a public health approach to reduce health disparities.
Interested in starting a program?
Check out the Start A Program page to get started today!
Check out our Communities in Action section to see current and past projects from our partners.
Last Updated: June 2014