A community board advertising an upcoming health fair. A community meeting to discuss the project. A community-based health initiative in Grenada.

Creating Sustainable Community Health

Project Description

The St. Mark Community Health Project is divided into three parts. The first consists of a basic diagnostic, whereby members of this parish are taught to assess systematically the needs of their respective neighborhoods. The second involves training a group of local lay community health workers who will acquire the skills necessary to educate their neighbors about breast health, conducting self-examinations, and seeking professional consultations. And the third relates to helping community members to summon and utilize the resources necessary to have better access to the health care system.

    Grenada consists of the Island of Grenada and six smaller islands in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, […]

    During March 2011, Dr. Paula Delpech and several of her nursing students traveled to Grenada to […]

    The St. Mark project is guided by a community based philosophy of health care and social […]

    A significant goal of any social intervention is sustainability.  Sustainability has, for example, economic, cultural, and […]

    Non profit Corporation

    St. Mark’s Community Health Project is one undertaking of our larger nonprofit corporation, Community-Based Health, Service, […]