Pertinent Health Needs and Values in City Heights, San Diego and How They Inform a Local Health Fair

Pertinent Health Needs and Values in City Heights, San Diego and How They Inform a Local Health Fair
Research paper
Description: 
A qualitative study was performed to identify the pertinent health needs and values in City Heights, San Diego and how they would inform a local health fair. Currently, Point Loma Nazarene University sponsors a Festival of Health that takes place in this area. This article discusses the health values and needs identified by five participants. Five interviews were recorded, transcribed and coded into different categories. Basic demographics were collected on participants. From these interviews five key lessons were brought forward. These themes included prevention, affordability, access, cultural competency and trust. Recommendations
include restructuring the health fair to feature more local partnerships and further research to investigate the community members’ perspectives.

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WHDL-00015195
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