TITLE

STAY BEAUTIFUL/STAY ALIVE: A SUCCESSFUL APPROACH TO COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Selina A.; Hamilton, Sandra; Sheats, Joyce Q.; Mensah, Ernest; Apantaku, Funmi; Sullivan, Louis W.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p219
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Growing health disparities for racial ethnic minorities in the United States have resulted in concentrated efforts aimed at narrowing the survival gap for many chronic diseases, including cancer. Stay Beautiful/Stay Alive (SBSA) is an educational intervention of the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer II: Network Project (NBLIC II) aimed at decreasing breast and cervical cancer mortality through awareness of cancer early detection. This paper describes a community-based participatory research approach, which engages the community as an active partner in research, and provides the results of an evaluation of this process.
ACCESSION #
10885716

 

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