Radio outreach begins, teaching Spanish-speaking immigrants about their rights and available resources.
PASOs began implementing its Preconception Health Strategy and adopts its new meaning of “steps” in Spanish, no longer an acronym as the focus shifted from pregnant Latina women to assisting the entire Latino community.
Funding comes from national, state, and local sources; programming has expanded to 13 counties.
PASOs begins training Promotores, culturally competent community health workers. Partners with Greenwood Genetic Center to expand outreach and education efforts about prevention of neural tube defects among the Latino population.
Partnership initiated with the USC Arnold School of Public Health and began expanding its programs beyond Richland and Lexington counties.