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CAHPP awarded $6 million project using community health workers

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice (CAHPP) at the School of Public Health has received a $6 million grant to improve HIV care by increasing the integration of specially trained community health workers. Sara Bachman, director of CAHPP, is the principal investigator on the three-year cooperative agreement with the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). The project will draw on the knowledge and experience of community health workers to improve access to, and retention in, healthcare for people living with HIV.
Full announcement on BU School of Public Health website