Clinic Updates – In Brief
by Joi Wilson
|La Clinica de La Raza Special Recognition
La Clinica de La Raza was listed as the 7th largest Hispanic organization in the country in the Top 25 Hispanic Non-profits 2012 list compiled by www.HispanicBusiness.com.
|LifeLong Medical Care Announces West Berkeley Expansion
LifeLong Medical Care’s CEO, Marty Lynch, recently announced that construction has begun on a new annex to their West Berkeley site. The new three-story building will have 27 exam rooms which will help LifeLong serve their community’s growing healthcare needs.
|Native American Health Center Publishes “Native Vision” Report
Native American Health Center recently published a report on the mental health disparities facing the Native American community in California. Their report, “Native Vision: A Focus on Improving Behavioral Health Wellness for California Native Americans,” was funded by California’s Department of Mental Health and offers recommendations from members in the Native American community on how to address disparities as well as strategies for creating culturally competent Prevention & Early Intervention to promote mental wellness throughout the state. To read the full report, please visit http://nativehealth.org/content/publications.
|Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center Promotores Graduation On June 29, 2012
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center held a graduation ceremony for its Academy of Promotores graduates. The Promotores program trains community volunteers to become empowered, effective leaders in their communities which includes teaching them to provide essential health education services such as chronic disease prevention and management.