Learn Lessons about hypertension from Your Barber

The health education program in Dallas (community) is a program that delivers hypertension prevention education (content) to African-American men (learners), through barbershops (host organizations), while they are having their hair cut or waiting for a haircut by a barber (encounter), using posters and dialogue to deliver the education (pedagogy). The objective of the education is to raise the awareness of the men about their hypertension risk of suffering from diet and overweight, have them visit a doctor, and have them begin a course of nutrition and physical exercises to bring their diet and weight under control (behavioral change).

 

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