The Institute for Health Promotion Research publishes the quarterly IHPR Noticias E-newsletter to highlight the latest advancements in Latino cancer, chronic disease and obesity prevention.
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Health Educational Materials
IHPR researchers also develop bilingual education materials for Latinos, from quit-smoking materials to cancer awareness materials to TV public service announcements.
Nuestra Cocina Saludable: Recipes from Our Community Kitchen is a new bilingual cookbook to help guide you and your family to eat healthy and help protect against cancer and other chronic diseases. Inside are 46 recipes for healthy, delicious foods straight from real Latina kitchens and approved by a dietician.
The Clinical Trials Outreach for Latinos (CTOL) Program Replication Manual offers tips, downloadable templates and resources, and other help to incorporate these activities in a health organization. The guide can help an agency learn and accommodate the need for Latino-focused outreach to increase clinical trial accrual and donation of biospecimens.
To promote smoking cessation and increase prevention activities in San Antonio and beyond, the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) is part of the San Antonio Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition (SA-TPCC). As part of the SA-TPCC, the IHPR helps develop bilingual materials, such as a bilingual Buena Vida magazine on steps to take to quit smoking, and much more.
Nuestras Historias: Mujeres Hispanas Sobreviviendo el Cáncer del Seno (Our Stories: Hispanic Women Surviving Breast Cancer) is a 114-page, full-color booklet that tells the true stories of 26 South Texas Latinas who have fought breast cancer. The women describe the Latina breast cancer experience and culturally relevant coping skills in their own words in English and Spanish.