Community Health Workers Improve Disease Control and Medication Adherence among Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension in Chiapas, Mexico: An Observational Stepped-Wedge Study

Authors Newman, P.M. , Franke, M.F. , Arrieta, J. , Carrasco, H. , Elliott, P. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

The authors of this study sought to determine whether a community health worker intervention might improve disease control and adherence among individuals living with diabetes or hypertension. The CHW intervention was associated with a significant increase in disease management and adherence.