An article from the International Journal for Equity in Health identifying factors in village health worker retention in Uganda’s national community health worker program.
An article from the Journal of Cancer Education. Describes a community health worker intervention to address racial disparities in breast cancer mortality. Presents the measurement tools used in the study and offers tools for adapting the program to other settings.
An article from the peer-reviewed journal, Preventing Chronic Disease, Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Investigates the opportunities and challenges of integrating CHW into health care systems, from the perspective of the CHW community.
An article from The Diabetes Educator. Examines methods of implementation of the CHW model within diabetes programs, as well as related challenges and lessons learned.
An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Explores whether a CHW-based program in Colorado would improve the risk of coronary heart disease in public health and health care settings.
An evaluation brief exploring six CHW models used in rural communities in order to identify promising practices that could be replicated in other rural communities.
In premium assistance programs, a state agency pays all or part of a family’s health insurance premiums. These programs are often implemented for low-income working families.
Analyzes factors leading to lapses in adherence with antiretroviral therapy, as well as the role of community health workers in helping patients resume treatment. Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)
An article from Translational Behavioral Medicine. Proposes strategies to sustain a lay health advisor model for promoting cancer screening among African American women based on the experiences of current lay health advisors.
A powerpoint presentation available through the University of Massachusetts Boston. The presentation is designed to be used by CHWs and administrators who work with them to advocate for funding and support from policymakers and payers.
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