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Community Hands Advancing Maternal Health Promotion (CHAMPions)

The CHAMPions (Community Hands Advancing Maternal Health Promotion) program is a nurse-led intervention designed to address maternal health disparities in underserved populations in Southeast Texas. The intervention trains and equips community members with specialized knowledge and skills to become “Maternal CHAMPions,” empowering pregnant and postpartum mothers to mitigate risk and improve maternal health outcomes.   

CHAMPions serves the following counties:

  • Bee 
  • Refugio 
  • San Patricio 
  • Nueces (Program Hub County) 
  • Jim Wells  

Our Partners

Texas A&M Corpus Chrisit
Texas A&M School of Public Health
Healthy South Texas
United Way of the Coastal Bend
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement 1 UR6MC50353‐01‐00, Maternal Health Research Collaborative for Minority Serving Institutions. The information, content, and/or conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.