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The Diaz Mundo family, who are part of the LATCH program, enjoy a Sunday morning at a park near their home in Durham. The family includes Edelmira Mundo Hernandez, Agustin Diaz Hernandez, Juan Carlos Diaz Mundo, 7, Agustin Diaz Mundo, 6, and Dylan Diaz Mundo, 5 months old. (Releases on file) In 2002, Duke Division of Community Health, in collaboration with multiple Durham organizations, launched Local Access to Coordinated Healthcare (LATCH) to address the increasing numbers of Durham County residents who lacked health insurance, a regular source of care or "medical home," and for whom accessing the healthcare system was a challenge.