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    fotonovela

  1. Sin Vergüenza: A Bilingual HIV Prevention Themed Telenovela Webseries

    The classic, persistent themes of Spanish-language soap operas, also known as telenovelas, get a refreshing, enthralling update in Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame). Presented in English as well as Spanish, and imagined and realized by California’s vast AltaMed health care network, the aim of the show is to “educate without being...
  2. Depression Fotonovela: Development of a Depression Literacy Tool for Latinos With Limited English Proficiency

    Stigma, low health literacy, lack of knowledge, and misconceptions about depression are considered pervasive barriers contributing to the disparities Latino adults with limited English proficiency (LEP) face in accessing and receiving high-quality depression care. The development of culturally and linguistically appropriate health literacy tools, such as fotonovelas, can help address...
  3. Fotonovelas for Health Education

    Objective: To deliver Latino-centered messages and information that is culturally appropriate using unobtrusive and educational methods. Description: The Latino community faces stigma, fear and other barriers to seeking services. Promotores and other community stakeholders write a culturally and linguistically appropriate message and develop fotonovelas to provide information and education on health issues. They are...