New Health Disparities Course Offered Through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Students from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine started 2017 school-year with the Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine: Health Care Disparities course. This course discusses issues on health disparites in Baltimore providing sources to understand and improve health and health care. The course directed by Dr. Rachel Thornton, was facilitated, by different various experts in health disparities. Centro SOL co-directors have also been part of this course. Read the story below. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Class of 2021 started their first year with the Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine: Health Care Disparities course. This course is designed to provide students with a … Continue reading

Testimonios support group is getting ready for its third year!

Great news for our families, Testimonios the mental health support group for Latino adults, will be planning to continue for its third consecutive year. April 6, 2016 .- The Executive Committee met to deliverate about the progress, and other key factors for the future of the program which is undergoing an evaluation. The committee unanimously decided to continue offer services for the next semester – May – October’16. The Executive Committee will meet again later this year to re-evaluate the continuation for the second semester of the program’s third year – November’16 – April’17. The prevision is optimistic, and the program will be planning operations until the end of April 2017. Thank you … Continue reading

Heart Month – February Raffle Winner

Our friend Daicy, who liked us on social media, is the winner of the raffle basket of healthy foods. This prize was raffled among all the new friends who joined the Centro SOL team during the heart month Daicy, from Ecuador, is a mother of two, she and her family live in the greektown area in front of the hospital at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Challenges like affordability, and language, and mix immigrant status at home, make very difficult for these families to access healthcare resources. Centro SOL in collaboration with local organizations, and Johns Hopkins bases groups like Bienestar, … Continue reading

Centro SOL -Bienestar Health Fair – Gallery

Los mejores momentos de la Feria de Salud 2016 Favorite moments of the Health Fair 2016 Closing National Heart Month This year’s event was themed around the National Heart Month to create awareness about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity to prevent heart disease and diabetes. This event was also a celebration of our community and its diversity. We are thankful for all the organizations that provided free services, and the hardwork of volunteers. In  addition, we thank the John Ruhrah school for facilitating the process, and the Judy Center for providing so many resources.  Extremadamente agradecidos por … Continue reading