Sustaining CBPR partnerships to address health disparities in times of economic instability

Elisa S. Weiss, Alexis J. Stevenson, Jennifer Erb-Downward, Sarah Combs, Eilleen E. Sabino, Tamara A. Michel, M. Margaret Kemeny, Tameron Ackley-Kazdal, Maureen O'Connor, Bruce D. Rapkin

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Abstract

In unstable economic environments, CBPR partnerships in underserved communities may face unanticipated obstacles that threaten success and sustainability. This report describes challenges experienced by HealthLink, a CBPR partnership to address cancer disparities in Queens, N.Y., and how HealthLink adapted. Recommendations for designing CBPR partnerships to overcome unexpected challenges are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1527-1535
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

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Keywords

  • Building community capacity
  • Cancer disparities
  • Cancer prevention and control
  • CBPR partnerships
  • Community organizing
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Health disparities
  • Immigrant communities
  • Sustainable partnerships
  • Underserved communities

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Sustaining CBPR partnerships to address health disparities in times of economic instability. / Weiss, Elisa S.; Stevenson, Alexis J.; Erb-Downward, Jennifer; Combs, Sarah; Sabino, Eilleen E.; Michel, Tamara A.; Margaret Kemeny, M.; Ackley-Kazdal, Tameron; O'Connor, Maureen; Rapkin, Bruce D.

In: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 23, No. 4, 11.2012, p. 1527-1535.

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Weiss, ES, Stevenson, AJ, Erb-Downward, J, Combs, S, Sabino, EE, Michel, TA, Margaret Kemeny, M, Ackley-Kazdal, T, O'Connor, M & Rapkin, BD 2012, 'Sustaining CBPR partnerships to address health disparities in times of economic instability', Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1527-1535. https://doi.org/10.1353/hpu.2012.0170
Weiss, Elisa S. ; Stevenson, Alexis J. ; Erb-Downward, Jennifer ; Combs, Sarah ; Sabino, Eilleen E. ; Michel, Tamara A. ; Margaret Kemeny, M. ; Ackley-Kazdal, Tameron ; O'Connor, Maureen ; Rapkin, Bruce D. / Sustaining CBPR partnerships to address health disparities in times of economic instability. In: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2012 ; Vol. 23, No. 4. pp. 1527-1535.
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