Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

Implementation and dissemination of the Sikh American Families Oral Health Promotion Program

Northridge, M. E., Kavathe, R., Zanowiak, J., Wyatt, L., Singh, H., Islam, N.

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This resources describes the creation of a culturally appropriate oral health/healthy living workshop curriculum for the Sikh American community. Community educators were Punjabi-speaking and members of the Gurdwaras ethic group, to whom the interventions were delivered. Statistically significant improvements in health behaviors were self-reported after attending the program.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Religious Minority

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