Jamillah Berry

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The catalytic potential of community-based organizations to promote health, prevent disease, and address racial, ethnic, and socio-economic disparities in local communities is well recognized. However, many CBOs, particularly, small- to medium-size organizations, lack the capacity to plan, implement, and evaluate their successes. Moreover, little assistance(More)
Community-based organizations (CBOs) have the potential to promote and sustain health, prevent disease, and address health disparities, but many lack the capacity to do so. An assessment of the 20 CBOs receiving supplemental grant funding from the Pfizer Foundation Southern HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiative indicated a high level of knowledge for developing(More)
In this article we have reviewed the family's response to the crisis of premature birth and the sick newborn infant. We included the structure and availability of perinatal care because many states have alternative programs. The discussion of the nurse's role in supporting families was set in our level III ICN. But it is our belief and hope that nurses can(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the process of community-campus engagement in an initiative developed to build evaluation capacities of community-based organizations (CBOs). METHODS Evaluability assessment, capacity-building, self administered surveys and semi-structured interviews were conducted from 2004 to 2007 and analyzed through transcript assessment and SPSS(More)