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HORIZONS
Latino Health in Pittsburgh

December 20, 2011

Hosted by Chris Moore, this is a special episode of Horizons concentrating on health issues in Pittsburgh's Latino community. Contributing reporter Cindy Fernandez speaks with local doctors and leaders of outreach organizations working to make care more affordable and available to men, women and children in the Latino community. Because one of the biggest obstacles to obtaining health care in this community is the language barrier, this episode will be in both English and Spanish. Latino Engagement Group for Salud (LEGS) - (412) 383- 8982


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Hosted by Chris Moore, this is a special episode of Horizons concentrating on health issues in Pittsburgh's Latino community. Contributing reporter Cindy Fernandez speaks with local doctors and leaders of outreach organizations working to make care more affordable and available to men, women and children in the Latino community. Because one of the biggest obstacles to obtaining health care in this community is the language barrier, this episode will be in both English and Spanish. Latino Engagement Group for Salud (LEGS) - (412) 383- 8982


Related Links

Allegheny County Health Department

The PEAL Center

Second Annual Meeting of Hispanic Women in Pittsburgh

Web Extras

Círculos de Amigas
Círculos de Amigas is a bilingual breast health program with the goals of increasing breast health knowledge and early detection methods within the Pittsburgh area Latina community. | PDF

 


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