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The purpose of this Alecsis' intervention was to educate African American men and women 18 years and older who attend an Historically Black College/University on domestic violence. A supplementary focus was to shine light on the fact that as a result of domestic violence, some individuals develop health abnormalities, including mental illness as a result of stress.
The aim of Elizabeth's project was to increase awareness and teach preventative behaviors regarding breast cancer; encourage women over 40 to have annual mammograms/breast cancer screenings; and increase overall knowledge about the disease to African American women 18 years or older, within the Nashville area and surrounding communities.
The purpose of this Imani's research was to increase dialogue and understanding of hypertension and the possible effects diet and nutritional changes can have on the progression and regulation of blood pressure. Also, a primary focus was to provide an opportunity for participants to communicate with each other and knowledgeable speakers regarding the topic.
The intention of Najah's research was to provide education and promote awareness to African American undergraduate college students attending Nashville, TN private historically black institutions Fisk University & American Baptist College. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases.
The purpose of Nairobi's study was to show a docuseries, written and produced by a former Fisk University Student Health Ambassador and alumni, as a health intervention targeted at African American college-aged students attending a historically Black institution using Web 2.0 technology, YouTube.
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