Breast Cancer Awareness, Understanding, Screening, Survivor Support and Empowerment CBRP Project
The overarching goal of this community-based participatory research project is to reduce breast cancer mortality among women in Milwaukee County. The target population for this research project is African immigrants and refugees living in Milwaukee County. During the course of the project efforts will be undertaken to assess the culture, health care priorities, the breast health concerns, health care resources, and the health care and breast health needs of African immigrant and refugee women. Data collected through interviews, focus groups will be collected, transcribed, analyzed and used to identify cultural, religious, social nuances of local subgroups of African immigrant and refugee women; identify health care priorities and health care needs of local African immigrant and refugee women.