Las Vacunas Contra el COVID-19 Son ¿Que?
Nov 11 | Building Digital Health Literacy Among Latinx- Serving CBOs During COVID-19
Nov 12 | Evento en español:
Cuidadores de Personas Enfermas del 2021
Las Vacunas Contra el COVID-19 Son ¿Que?
Latinx COVID-19 Task Force presents:
So #COVIDvaccines are now available for children <12 years of age… #booster shots are being pushed out… questions on the effects of #vaccines on #pregnantwomen & children are roaming… AND everyone is looking to YOU for the answers…
Register for our upcoming event w/ World Voices Media on Thursday, November 11th at 12pm central to learn about how to best navigate the mis/disinformation on digital media.
Our amazing panel of speakers with Dr. Ilan Shapiro, Venus Gines, Guadalupe Cornejo, and Maria Otero will provide best practices, key steps, and ideas on how to build our #digitalhealth literacy to best serve the #Latinx community. And this conversation will be moderated in english AND spanish by former Univision anchor, Claudia Botero.
You can connect through Zoom or dial in.
Univision 34 KMEX-TV
Claudia Botero is a former Anchor-Investigative Reporter for Univision 34 KMEX-TV, the number one Spanish language television station in the nation. A Peabody and Nine-time Emmy Award winning journalist with over 24 years of experience, Claudia Joined the Los Angeles station in June 2004.
Claudia is a passionate, energetic, and dedicated bilingual and bi-cultural multifaceted reporter whose passion is to educate and empower the Latino community on such topics as education, health, immigration, and politics.
MEET THE PANELISTS
Dr. Ilan Shapiro
& Family Physician
Dr. Ilan Shapiro was born and raised in Mexico City, he had the honor of being the liaison between Mexico and the World Health Organization after finishing Med School. This was the moment that proved to Dr. Shapiro that healthcare systems need to be connected with the most important aspect: the community.
Currently actively involved creating Binational Public Health Programs to reach Hispanic communities on both sides of the border; he was invited to become a part of The White House Hispanic Policy Group and became a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Since 2009, Dr. Shapiro has been regularly appearing on several national and international outlets (such as CNN, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, EstrellaTV and radio) to share information about emerging healthcare topics; translating “Medicalish” to an understandable language.
President & Founder
Día de la Mujer Latina
In 2018, Venus retired as faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, teaching cultural competence and health literacy, as well as conducting research on Latino medical mistrust.
Venus founded Día de la Mujer Latina, Inc., (DML), in 1997 as a national non-profit organization, celebrating its signature health fiesta in 40 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Dominican Republic, providing the medically underserved Latina community with culturally and linguistically proficient health education, early detection screening for chronic diseases, culturally-tailored preventive programs for Latino teens and patient-centered navigation.
Northwest Vista College,
Community Health Worker Program
Guadalupe Cornejo is a faculty member of Northwest Vista College Community Health Worker Program. She is co-founder and lead organizer of the San Antonio Community Health Workers Association. Guadalupe has thirteen years of experience working as a community health worker in clinical/research, and community settings. In efforts to support the training and professional development of CHWs, Guadalupe leads and facilitates continuing education, workshops, and workforce development advocacy efforts to help advance CHW employment opportunities.
National Latino Engagement Director
Compassion and Choices
María D. Ulloa-Otero is an immigrant, community leader, public health educator and grassroots activist who has dedicated her more than 27 years as a health professional to social justice and dismantling oppression, empowering communities to have a voice in their health and healthcare. She co-founded Nuestra Salud, a community-based organization whose mission is to reduce health disparities affecting Hispanic communities in New Mexico through research, training and outreach. Since 2016 she has served as executive director for the New Mexico Community Health Worker Association, which houses Nuestra Salud. María works with minority populations on maternal child health, reproductive rights, tobacco-use prevention, chronic disease risk factors and end-of-life options. She is currently leading efforts to support equity through the Community Health Workers workforce, including Spanish-speaking promotoras, in part by adapting evidence-based interventions – such as brief tobacco interventions – for delivery in Spanish and in a meaningful cultural context.