Massachusetts-Based Health Tour 2018-2019

HAMA will be conducting a Massachusetts-based health education tour. The utility of this project stems from the need for more culturally-specific delivery of health information to underserved communities. Based on two studies and firsthand experience outlined in the full proposal, the overarching goal is to improve health outcomes for the Haitian community by increasing access to health information. Through this initiative, we've set a goal to impact 20 different businesses, churches, high schools, and community organizations by providing awareness of the importance of Primary Care in the Haitian community. Furthermore, this project will be a vehicle to highlight culturally-specific health information available through

Project Details

Organization Name

Haitian American Medical Association

Organization Type
Community-based organization
Project Lead

Brenda Lormil

Start Date
May 1, 2018
End Date
April 30, 2019
Funding Amount
General Public
Blacks/African Americans
Hispanics/Latin Americans
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health