Posts For Category: "Maternal and Child Health"

Cross-training Doulas as Promotoras

In 2009, Healthy Family Initiatives (HFI), a Houston, Texas, nonprofit organization, received a three-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant to study and replicate HealthConnect One, an existing community-based doula program. The grant provided financial support for the doulas in the project to receive certification as community health workers, or promotoras. This cross-training occurred in […]