Addressing Health Disparities from Within the Community: Community-Based Participatory Research and Community Health Worker Policy Initiatives Using a Gender-Based Approach

Authors Simonsen, S.E. , Ralls, B. , Guymon, A. , Garrett, T. , Eisenman, P. , et. al.

Date 2017

Keywords CHW models, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

A study from Women’s Health Issues. Describes an intervention addressing obesity among women in Utah. The study employed peer health coaching as an individual-level intervention, while simultaneously soliciting information about organizational, local, and state level policies impacting the health of women and girls, and engaging in policy advocacy around these issues.