Umemba Health in the Press

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Developing the Next Generation

of Community Health Workers

Umemba Health partners with Minority Health Consultants to from The CHW Mentorship Network. The CHW Mentorship Network will offer program development through the 6-week Professional Development Mentorship Program for Community Health Workers, Community Health Worker Instructors, Promotoras and others. 

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UH hosts The 90-second SMILE Oral Health Training

The 90 Second SMILE Protocol: Improving Patient Outcomes with Integrated Oral Health Care will be presented by Dr. Susan Stukes of Sevalife Integrated Wellness. This training for will show non-dental professionals how oral health affects overall health and how to recognize the red flags of poor oral health and refer to the appropriate follow-up care. 

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Quisha Umemba to co-host #POCLWD20

The first event of it's kind, the People of COLOR Living with Diabetes Virtual Summit provides education, resources, empowerment and community among black and brown people and allies living with, and managing prediabetes, type one diabetes, and type two diabetes. The theme of the Summis is "Diversity, Inclusion, Community: Saving Your Seat at the Table. The Summit takes place August 3rd-6th. You can register to attend this event on Eventbrite.com

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Quisha presents to Texas CHW Advisory

Quisha was invited to present at the Texas CHW Advsiory Committe on behalf of Umemba Health Academy, a DSHS -certified CHW training organization.  She will be presenting on the "CHW Virtual Summit: Impact, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned", this meeting will be conducted online using Microsoft Teams on Friday, July 31, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CST). 

 

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Blog feature: Public Health Consultant Spotlight

As a featured consultant, in this blog Quisha discusses her work at the intersection of nursing, public health, and community health work.  Read more about Quisha's focus on supporting health professionals and how her expertise in virtual training makes her business an incredible resource during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Guest Blogger: ADCES Texas Coordinating Body Guest Blogger

As Guest Blogger for July 2020, Quisha lends her voice to discuss the People of Color Living with Diabetes Virtual Summit, inequalities in healthcare, why representation matters, and the POCLWD Summit is needed more now than ever. 
 

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The State of Race: Courageous Conversations

Moderated by Umemba Health Founder, Quisha Umemba, the Courageous Conversations series is for front-line workers that serve people and communities of color. This was a safe space for others to ask questions, share experiences, and explore racial matters so we can serve our clients and patients better.

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Umemba Health hosts Cultural Competency Workshop Series

Cultural Competency has never been more important than it is now.  Umemba Health, LLC will host A Cultural Competency Training Series with Community Health Training Institute.  Workshop #1 will be held on July 18  from 10:00-12:00 CST. Workshop #2 will be held on August 1st from 10:00-12:00 CST. 

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Umemba Health relauches with a new direction.

Umemba Health relaunches with a new mission that involves investing in the success of front-line health workers.  “I am excited about our new direction and look forward to continuing to bring educational content that builds capacity and improves lives though our virtual school Umemba Health Academy.”

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Umemba Health to host Virtual CHW Summit

Umemba Health, LLC will host the first Virtual CHW Summit scheduled to take place during National Community Health Worker Week April 6th-10th, 2020. This free week-long event will feature webinar presentations and virtual discussion designed to prepare Community Health Workers for COVID-19 response. Click the link below for more information. 

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Podcast feature: Virtual Health Education and Wellness

Quisha discusses virtual health education and wellness on the Public Health Culture podcast with Leonore Okwara, MPH.  

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Podcast feature: Virtual

Education for CHWs

Quisha discusses how Umemba Health is serving clients and Community Health Workers by meeting them where they are to provide professional development and continuing education virtually. Hosted by Tasha Whitaker.

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