Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 2S, P55-77 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0096 View full text
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Theresa Ann Wynn, Rhoda E. Johnson, Mona Fouad, Cheryl Holt, Isabel Scarinci, Christine Nagy, Edward Partridge, Mark B. Dignan, Sharina Person, Groesbeck Parham

Abstract: Community-based coalitions have become accepted vehicles for addressing complex health problems. Few articles have described the challenges and lessons learned from such a process. The purpose of this paper is two-fold: 1) to describe the processes involved in building and maintaining the REACH 2010 Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Coalition (ABCCCC) and 2) to highlight the lessons learned from this venture. Principles from community-based participatory research were used 1) to establish and maintain…

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