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Latino Health Education Materials

We provide Latino-serving community-based organizations with evidence-based, culturally appropriate, and easy-to-use programming materials to improve the health of the clients, families, and communities that they serve.

Familias Fuertes

Familias Fuertes: Training materials for promotores working with Latino families with a child coping with cancer.

Familias Fuertes is a comprehensive training resource for a community-based organization to equip promotores de salud (promotores) with knowledge and skills to support a Latino family with a child coping with cancer. Children coping with cancer include children who have pediatric cancer or children who have a close family member (e.g., parent, sibling) with cancer. The Familias Fuertes training guide is bilingual English/Spanish.

En Familia

En Familia: is an intergenerational health literacy and health education program for Latino families.

En Familia teaches health literacy skills, including the ability to find, use, and understand health care services and information. Family members participate in En Familia together to support each other in applying new knowledge and skills to manage their health. En Familia is bilingual Spanish/English and uses video to engage participants, illustrate common challenges, and demonstrate new skills.


Provided by a Leader in Latino Health

KDH Research & Communication's (KDHRC) mission is to produce and disseminate creative, objective, and timely information to improve the health and well-being of the nation's youth, families, and communities. As part of that mission, KDHRC is pleased to share evidence-based, community-tested Latino health resources developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health.

KDHRC launched a dedicated Latino Health program area in July 2011 to understand and address the unique health risks of Latino families and communities, and explore optimal methods for community-based organizations to deliver health education to Latinos. KDHRC partners with recognized experts, non-profit and community-based organizations, and others engaged in improving Latino health.