Authors Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Keywords Groups and Affiliations
The Alaska Community Health Aide Program is a statewide organization formed to link Alaskan CHWs. It joins together a network of about 550 CHW working in over 170 rural villages of Alaska. These CHW all operate under the Alaska Community Health Aide/Practioner Manual. Its mission is to define CHWs as a profession and connect them into a referral system that of physicians, clinicians, and regional hospitals.