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Salud Si Evaluation Contract

I facilitated a process of participatory evaluation with Mariposa Community
Health Center on a program entitled Salud Si, a health promotion project
targeting Latinas of child bearing age that was originally funded in 2000 and
developed with our collaboration. Salud Si utilized CHWs to provides weekly
nutrition classes, physical activity opportunities, and emotional support as
strategies to improve nutrition and physical activity behavior. Coping with
stress is also addressed. The contract included a study of the maintenance of
behavioral and health outcomes that had been established through prior
evaluation.Analysis of 5 years of pre/post questionnaires was being
complemented with qualitative data collected by the program director and
myself with a sample of women who graduated at least one year prior to the
time of interview. A final report was submitted to Mariposa and the results
of this evaluaiton guided decisions to sustain the program within Mariposa. A
collaborative manuscript was prepared and submitted on evaluation findings.
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Maia Ingram

The University of Arizona