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Data shows that Hispanic women historically have limited access to evidence based health information to use when making health care decisions. To address this issue, the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a research grant of $878,000 to provide health information to Hispanic women in Pima County.
The research program will focus on cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections, and depression—three priority health issues identified by the Pima County Cervical Cancer Prevention Partnership (PCCCPP).
Lead researcher Dr. Francisco Garcia, director of the